Difficulty: Intermediate
Estimated Time: 5 minutes


Retain Reclaim Policy allows us the manual reclamation of any resource. We are going to implement OPA policy for the situation when we need to block the StorageClass containing the “Retain” as the Reclaim Policy.

In this scenario,we learned how to prevent the implementation of Reclaim Policy- Retain in the PersistentVolume.

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Deny " Retain" Reclaim" Policy

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The error message is printed on violation along with the name of the PersistentVolume used when on checking it returns “Retain” as the string in it leading the field becomes TRUE and our policy is violated.