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From "Ersin Er" <ersin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: adding a group without members on create
Date Tue, 15 May 2007 06:06:33 GMT
Why not just try to change the schema? Change the attribute to be
optional instead of required. BTW, it's very easy to do schema
manipulations with ApacheDS 1.5.

On 5/15/07, Justen Stepka <jstepka@jstepka.name> wrote:
> The addGroup functionality in Crowd does not currently correctly
> implement an approach to add a user to ApacheDS. The issue here is
> that according the RFC-2256 the groupOfUniqueNames Object Class
> requires that the uniquemember field cannot be left blank (ie it is a
> required field).
>
> Currently our code is trying to get around this by adding a blank
> string into this field, but ApacheDS even with this approach does not
> allow this.
>
> Currently I do not have a solution beyond providing some kind of user
> picker on the add group page, so a person can choose a member to add
> to this group. However, we still need to take into account adding
> groups via our SOAP interface and also via the importers.
>
> http://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CWD-318
>
> I am wondering if there is a way that we can create a group with
> Apache DS and not have to provide any initial members so the group? If
> I put in an empty string I then need to know to ignore the empty
> uniquemember when processing the attributes on a search.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Justen
>
> --
> Justen Stepka
> http://www.jstepka.name/blog/
>


-- 
Ersin

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