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  • From: Steve Olshansky <>
  • To: Grouper Dev <>
  • Subject: Re: [grouper-dev] Action Items: Grouper Call 27-Oct-2010
  • Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 09:01:29 -0700

The link in the AI list below is to the page in the old wiki, which has been
shut down for editing and will disappear completely very soon.

That page apparently didn't make the journey to the new wiki, which should be
fixed soon.


On Nov 10, 2010, at 5:28 AM, Rob Hebron wrote:

> For whatever reason I can't edit the Grouper External Users page, so here
> is my use case:
> Grouper self-service use case.
> Requirements
> A member of the public is legally allowed to access library resources at a
> University. These resources can be physical or electronic. The electronic
> resources may require log on through a Shibboleth IDP before access is
> allowed. Therefore the following are required:
> Ability for a user who comes in off the street who does not have an account
> at a member institution in the Shib federation to self-register for access
> to electronic resources. The process will include registration with enough
> details for creation of an account in an IDP (probably local), and
> inclusion of that account in a group called something like &#8220;Walk-in
> users&#8221;. Membership of this group should automatically expire
> following a period of no-use, or at a set date.
> In both cases the group would be used to limit access to resources. In the
> first use case the local IDP would expose membership of this group is a way
> such that service providers can allow or disallow access to resources. An
> attribute is already defined in the UK Federation for this purpose.
> -----
> wrote: -----
> To: Grouper Dev
> <>
> From: Emily Eisbruch
> <>
> Sent by:
> Date: 10/27/2010 07:42PM
> Subject: [grouper-dev] Action Items: Grouper Call 27-Oct-2010
> *New Action Items*
> [AI] (SteveO) will investigate redirecting Grouper wiki references so
> previously established links and bookmarks will still work after the new
> wiki goes live.
> [AI] (Chris and Shilen) will discuss whether the UI or web service roadmap
> item is most important.
> [AI] (TomZ and Chris) will discuss/work on LDAP Grouper Loader for
> importing groups.
> [AI} (Rob) will document Cardiff's public access to library services use
> case on Grouper External Users
> wiki
> *Carry Over Action Items*
> [AI] (Everyone) review Rob&#8217;s chapters and give him feedback on the
> Grouper Users
> List.
> [AI] (TomB) will explore new international participation for work on the
> Grouper UI.
> [AI] (Rob) will look at issues relating to testing the ESB Connector and
> contact Chris about moving the ESB work to the web services project.
> Emily Eisbruch, Technology Transfer
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Steve Olshansky
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