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From "Ersin Er" <ersin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: adding a group without members on create
Date Tue, 15 May 2007 06:09:21 GMT
And, I do not think that this is a problem related to ApacheDS. If
other servers allow this then it means they are breaking the RFC. So
you may just tell people that they could change the ApacheDS schema as
a workaround.

On 5/15/07, Ersin Er <ersin.er@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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Ersin

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