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  • From: Scott Koranda <>
  • To: "''" <>
  • Subject: Re: [grouper-users] putting attributes on a 'member'
  • Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 18:36:57 -0500

> Hi,
> I used gsh to put an attribute value onto a 'member' like
> this:
> s =
> SubjectFinder.findById("")
> m = MemberFinder.findBySubject(grouperSession, s, false)
> m.getAttributeValueDelegate().assignValue("Communities:LVC:authorNameFirstInitial",
> "S")
> It worked. Great.
> But it also reminded me to ask this naive question: what is
> the distinction between a subject and a member?
> Is it only that a member is a subject with a membership in at
> least one group known to Grouper, while a subject can "live"
> outside of Grouper without being a member of any group?

Also, what privileges are needed in order for a subject/member
to assign a value to an attribute for that member?

I did this:


but when I then try to assign a value for that attribute
(using Grouper WS) I get

Subject Subject id:
sourceId: ligo is
not wheel or GrouperSystem\n\tat

In plain english, I want a user to be able to set some
attributes on himself or herself.



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