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The Approval gate creates a task for the assigned group, and blocks until the task is either approved or rejected (either through the release dashboard or the approval tasks page).

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Gate Name

The name of the gate.

DescriptionAn optional description for the gate.

Approval Role

The pipeline role which is responsible for approving or rejecting the task associated with this gate.


An optional Groovy script which determines whether the gate or step is applicable during execution.


The script has access to variables and methods listed in

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Pipeline Groovy Variables and Methods. You can find these variables methods using Variable Lookup help.

The script must return true if the gate


is applicable, or false otherwise.  If no script is provided, the default is to return true (applicable).