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Ownership

One of the most powerful features of Cortex is the ability to track ownership for entities. This powers many features, including automated notifications to owners when a new Initiative is created.

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The x-cortex-owners field allows you to define a list of owners of type email or group.

x-cortex-owners:
- type: email
email: user@example.com
description: This is a description for this owner # optional
# Groups can be pulled from various integrations
- type: group
name: My_Team
provider: CORTEX
description: This is a description for this owner # optional

For groups, we support the following integrations:

The value of provider is the name of the integration that the group is coming from. The available list is:

  • ACTIVE_DIRECTORY
  • BAMBOO_HR
  • CORTEX: Use when referring to a Cortex managed team
  • GITHUB
  • GOOGLE
  • OKTA
  • OPSGENIE
  • WORKDAY

name is a case-sensitive field that refers to the following:

  • if your provider is CORTEX, name corresponds to the x-cortex-tag for the Cortex team you want to identify as an owner
  • otherwise, name corresponds to the upstream identifier of your owner from your integration