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Re: [grouper-dev] Draft Minutes: Grouper Call July 30, 2014

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  • From: Steven Carmody <>
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  • Subject: Re: [grouper-dev] Draft Minutes: Grouper Call July 30, 2014
  • Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:13:49 -0400

On 8/14/14 11:32 AM, Michael R. Gettes wrote:
Thanks Tom… I do appreciate your comments.

Tom -- what's the process for starting the v2.3 provisioning discussion ? Are you collecting use cases ?

I have expressed my comments on the spaces page about provisioning and I
am working with DaveL to help in learning about AMQ. I do take the
perspective of the grouper team should include AMQ and concentrate on
providing appropriate tools for getting grouper messages to AMQ,
possibly in various forms.

There seems to be a growing number of sites that are using AMQ (or a similar system) as part of their provisioning. Here at Brown we're wondering if there's now enough experience to begin a discussion about standardizing some of the messages, and including a few "standard" connectors with a Grouper distribution ? Currently, only sites with some available programming cycles can adopt this approach; standardization might make adoption easier for additional sites.

Yes, I know standardization is hard. But, perhaps we can find the common 80% ?

Michael calls out "getting grouper messages to AMQ". I'd add that its just as important to think about msgs that get data into Grouper (real time updates from ERP systems).

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