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  • From: Nathan Kopp <>
  • To: "" <>
  • Subject: RE: [grouper-users] RE: Attestation question
  • Date: Fri, 6 May 2011 16:22:14 -0400
  • Accept-language: en-US
  • Acceptlanguage: en-US

What is the benefit of using the callback+handler? Does that properly manage
the threadlocals used by things like group.addMember()?


>>> I haven't really discovered a consistent pattern that would help me to
>>> understand the proper ways to use sessions.
> Anyways, as a rule you should start a GrouperSession as who you want to act
>> as, either a regular subject or GrouperSystem.
>> Another complication is things are only well defined for the UI, WS, and
>> client.  The API is a free-for-all, which is why you are confused...
>I, too, have wondered how to use grouper sessions properly in the API.
>The data connector plugins for the shibboleth attribute resolver
>re-use a private GrouperSession instance per DataConnector, which then
>uses callbacks :

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