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Re: [grouper-users] XML Import task

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  • From: Thomas M Goerger <>
  • To: Tom Barton <>
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  • Subject: Re: [grouper-users] XML Import task
  • Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2008 22:21:37 -0500 (CDT)

So, the quickstart xml file is indicative of the amount of information
that you need to have in order to add users to existing groups? What if
I've got groups created, and just want to add some users using a flat
file? Is there no way to just update group information using the
import-xml task?

On Mon, 9 Jun 2008, Tom Barton wrote:

> The grouper QuickStart tarball has quickstart.xml in its root directory.
> <>
> Tom
> Thomas M Goerger wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm trying to import a number of users to groups using the xml import
> > function, and I'm not sure of what information grouper is looking for to
> > find the groups. I'm parsing a flat file full of ldap information into an
> > xml document I'm creating. So, I've created a listing of some of the
> > group information, followed by a list of the subjects after this. I've
> > gotten the task to accept my xml document's formatting, but none of the
> > users are appearing in the database. I'm assuming that I'm missing
> > something in my document that is causing the problem. What's the minimum
> > amount of information about a group that Grouper needs to import users
> > through the xml-import task? All I'd like to enter in is the name of the
> > group, or its extension, but that doesn't seem to work. Do you need the
> > ID? Anybody have any examples of an import doc that they wouldn't mind
> > sharing?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Tom Goerger
> > University of Minnesota
> > Internet Services
> >
> >

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