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Re: [grouper-dev] Re: PITGroup assigned attributes?

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  • From: Shilen Patel <>
  • To: "William G. Thompson, Jr." <>, Grouper Dev <>
  • Subject: Re: [grouper-dev] Re: PITGroup assigned attributes?
  • Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:30:57 +0000
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The point in time data doesn't keep track of old names.  An alternate name may be set on the group, but that depends on if the user selects the option.  The change log would show the rename.  


- Shilen

From: "<William G. Thompson>", "Jr." <>
Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6:31 PM
To: Grouper Dev <>
Subject: [grouper-dev] Re: PITGroup assigned attributes?

If a group is moved from one folder to another:

testFolder:parentFolder:group1 -> testFolder:group1

Should I expect to find a PIT group for testFolder:parentFolder:group1 ?


On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 9:25 PM, William G. Thompson, Jr. <> wrote:
I'm working on a ChangeLogConsumer to sync groups and membership to a
target (in this case Office365), but it could be used for any target.

The current design calls for a marking attribute to be assigned to
groups or folders.  If the attribute is assigned to a group it is
marked for provisioning. If the attribute is assigned to a folder all
the groups within the folder and any sub folders are marked for

As the changeLogEvents come though I can check the group or parent
folders for the mark. So far so good. However when a deleted group
changeLogEvent comes through for a directly marked group, the group is
already deleted so I can't query the group for attribute assignments.
I can get the PITGroup, but it doesn't seem to provide access to

Is this possible somehow?


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