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Re: [grouper-users] Change log entries for group attributes?

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  • From: Tom Zeller <>
  • To: Peter DiCamillo <>
  • Cc: "" <>
  • Subject: Re: [grouper-users] Change log entries for group attributes?
  • Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 07:27:46 -0500

> We're trying to use the change log to implement near-realtime group
> provisioning, and as part of that, using group types and attributes to
> control provisioning. We get change log entries when a type is added or
> removed from a group. However, as far as I can tell, no change log entries
> are generated for changes to group attributes.
> The use case for this is that we use the group type "GoogleGroup" to specify
> that a group should be provisioned to Google Groups. We want to allow the
> group name in Google to be different than the Grouper group name. We planned
> to do that by having a "googleName" attribute associated with the
> "GoogleGroup" type. The attribute would contain the group name to use for
> Google. However, that won't work if we don't get change log entries for
> group attribute additions, changes, and deletions.
> If this doesn't work with the change log now, would it be feasible to add?
> Any other ideas for a solution? We have the requirement that it must be
> possible to use the Grouper UI to manage the name we use for the Google
> group.

I think you need to use the attribute framework rather than old-style

And ... as I mentioned to other folks from Brown, I hope you will open
source your code.


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