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Clears the accessPolicy from the specified object by overwriting all existing access rules set on the object with an empty set.


clearAccessPolicy(x, ...)

# S4 method for SystemMetadata
clearAccessPolicy(x, ...)

# S4 method for DataObject
clearAccessPolicy(x, ...)

# S4 method for DataPackage
clearAccessPolicy(x, identifiers = list(), ...)



the instance to clear access rules from.


(Additional parameters)


A list of character values containing package member identifiers that the access rule will be applied to.


The SystemMetadata object with the cleared access policy.

The DataObject with the cleared access policy.

The SystemMetadata object with the cleared access policy.


# Clear access policy for a SystemMetadata object.
sysmeta <- new("SystemMetadata")
sysmeta <- addAccessRule(sysmeta, "uid=smith,ou=Account,dc=example,dc=com", "write")
sysmeta <- clearAccessPolicy(sysmeta)
# Clear access policy for a DataObject
do <- new("DataObject", format="text/csv", filename=system.file("extdata/sample-data.csv", 
do <- addAccessRule(do, "uid=smith,ou=Account,dc=example,dc=com", "write")
do <- clearAccessPolicy(do)
# Clear access policy for a DataPackage
dp <- new("DataPackage")
data <- charToRaw("1,2,3\n4,5,6\n")
obj <- new("DataObject", dataobj=data, format="text/csv")
dp <- addMember(dp, obj)
data2 <- charToRaw("7,8,9\n4,10,11\n")
obj2 <- new("DataObject", dataobj=data2, format="text/csv")
dp <- addMember(dp, obj2)

# Add the access rule to all package members
dp <- addAccessRule(dp, "uid=smith,ou=Account,dc=example,dc=com", 
# Now clear the access policy for just the second object 
dp <- clearAccessPolicy(dp, getIdentifier(obj2))