Aserto manages the workflow and lifecycle for authorization policies. A policy is composed of a set of Rego files and (optionally) json data files. Aserto promotes treating these policies as code, just like you would application code and infrastructure-as-code.
In the Aserto Console, you can create a Policy reference to a git repository by connecting to the source code provider, choosing a repository (or cloning one from a template), and naming it.
To list the policies that Aserto is managing for you, use the following command:
aserto tenant list-policy-references
Policies are references
A policy is a named reference to a git repository. A policy therefore requires Aserto to be connected to the source code control system that manages the git repository. These are known as Connections, described next.