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From Nick Couchman <vn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ldap groups in 1.0.0 RC1
Date Sun, 13 Jan 2019 21:58:23 GMT
On Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 16:48 Mike Jumper <mjumper@apache.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 11:23 AM Nick Couchman <vnick@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 7:43 AM Philip Herbert <mail@pherbert.de> wrote:
>>
>>> as it seems impossible to change the structure of an ldap, because a
>>> single application expects users and groups
>>>
>>> In different parts oft the ldap directory, I would like to try to find
>>> out why this config is failing
>>>
>>
>> We certainly do not try to design the LDAP authentication extension with
>> the notion of having you reorganize your entire tree to suite the needs of
>> Guacamole.  The Guacamole extension does not expect users and groups to be
>> in different parts of the tree - it simply gives you different options for
>> searching for users, groups, and connections, and leaving them out allows
>> you to disable items that you don't use.  For example, I use Guacamole,
>> with Active Directory, but don't care about having either LDAP groups or
>> connections pulled in from AD - I'm only interested in authentication and
>> users.  Hopefully this helps explain why it is structured the way it is.
>>
>>
>
> It sounds like we should provide a group filter option like we already do
> for users.
>
> - Mike
>

Sounds good to me.  Should be a very easy change.

-Nick

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