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From Maxim Solodovnik <solomax...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: backup/import - found the problem
Date Mon, 01 Apr 2013 08:09:21 GMT
I would vote for adding option to install: install using backup file (for
GUI users) this will resolve all possible issues except for DB drop (which
currently is not working)


On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 3:29 PM, Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>wrote:

> +1 for renaming
> 31.03.2013 1:13 пользователь "seba.wagner@gmail.com" <
> seba.wagner@gmail.com> написал:
>
> The consequence will be that all uploaded files, recordings and private
>> messages for that user will be also skipped.
>> And all other imported data has to be scanned if this userId is set
>> somewhere else as a foreign key to make sure that data is skipped too.
>> So you really think its better to loose some of the data of your backup?
>> I would not magically skip data of the backup. Cause the next complaint
>> on this user mailing list will then be:
>> "I have imported a backup but I lost some data by the import process."
>>
>> I would rather rename the imported user login. For example with the
>> pattern:
>> user.login += "_x" .Where x is the number of duplicates that exist with
>> that name.
>> So a user admin will become admin_1, if admin_1 also exists it will
>> become admin_2, admin_3, et cetera.
>> Some for the email as emails are unique.
>> But email and login are only unique if the externalUserId is null (or in
>> other words: A SOAP login / user created through SOAP login can be
>> duplicated a 1000 times. They are unique by their externalUserId. But they
>> can't login via the general UI because of that.).
>> So the rule would be:
>> if (user.externalUserId == null) {
>>   //check user.login => unique
>>   //check user.address.email => unique
>>   //this check has always to happen on the basis if already imported data
>> in the database,
>>   //as you can potentially create a duplicate by importing
>>   //two users with already duplicated credentials.
>> }
>>
>> Sebastian
>>
>>
>> 2013/3/31 Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>
>>
>>> Maybe that particular user admin should be skipped during backup.
>>> 31.03.2013 0:37 пользователь "seba.wagner@gmail.com" <
>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com> написал:
>>>
>>> how do you suggest to resolve that?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2013/3/31 Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>
>>>>
>>>>> Imagine a guy who have just set his admin password via install
>>>>> interface. Then he imports backup, restarts the page... and can no longer
>>>>> login.
>>>>> 31.03.2013 0:18 пользователь "seba.wagner@gmail.com" <
>>>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com> написал:
>>>>>
>>>>> That is not a bug from my point of view. How should that exactly be
>>>>>> resolved?
>>>>>> If you create a user and then import the backup where this user
>>>>>> exists, which one will "win" ?
>>>>>> There will be simply two users with the same name currently.
>>>>>> So either you make sure you do your installation with a user that
>>>>>> does not exist in the backup and delete it after the backup. Or you
use the
>>>>>> command line to import without duplicates.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> @Robert: Try the command line to do the import.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sebastian
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2013/3/31 Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Robert, this is known issue, please file a bug
>>>>>>> 30.03.2013 18:53 пользователь "Robert Chalmers" <racuk12@gmail.com>
>>>>>>> написал:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Sorry guys - in fact - it did import the data, but now I have
two
>>>>>>>> admin users.
>>>>>>>> So I'll have to get rid of one I suppose. Somehow.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> But yes, it does appear to have imported the data ok.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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>> seba.wagner@gmail.com
>>
>


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Maxim aka solomax

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