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What is a parallel approval chain?


To set up a pool of approvers ahead of time, but allow some flexibility in the sequence or number of required approvals, create a parallel approval chain.

In a parallel approval chain:

  • all approvers receive notifications simultaneously, and
  • all approvers can approve independently.

Unlike sequential chains, parallel chains can require approval from all, or at least one approver.

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In the latter case, the request is approved so long as a single approver gives approval, even if one (or all) other approvers decline.