Subject: Grouper Users - Open Discussion List
- From: Rob Urquhart <>
- To: Chris Hyzer <>
- Subject: Re: [grouper-users] problems with grouper-ui 2.0
- Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 13:04:36 -0700
Thanks Chris - you were correct about the session problem. I'm running a
single tomcat server proxied through apache, and I messed up the CAS
configuration -- very embarrassing. It's working fine now.
On 2011-10-13, at 9:12 PM, Chris Hyzer wrote:
> I think you are having session problems, like the session is not there on
> the next click.. You are running one app server (tomcat?) with no load
> balancer, or multiple tomcats with sticky cookie load balancing, right?
> Which version of app server? How did you install it?
> -----Original Message-----
> On Behalf Of Rob Urquhart
> Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2011 6:12 PM
> To: GW Brown, Information Systems and Computing
> Subject: Re: [grouper-users] problems with grouper-ui 2.0
> So I blew away my grouper.ui install and redid it. The only config change I
> made was to set the grouper.folder attribute in build.properties. Same
> result. (Is there some other configuration that I should be changing that I
> have missed?)
> I do get the error described if I login and go straight to a group, click
> "Add members" and search. I checked the html of the page before submitting
> the form and there is a <input type="hidden" name="newSearch" value="Y"/>
> tag in the form.
> Also, on the page to add a folder I'm filling in all three fields: Folder
> name, Folder Id, and Description.
> Thanks for your help.
> On 2011-10-12, at 11:04 PM, GW Brown, Information Systems and Computing
>> --On 07 October 2011 12:22 -0700 Rob Urquhart
>>> I'm installing grouper 2.0 and I'm running into some problems with the
>>> UI. I have a JDBC source defined (see attached) and it works in gsh. That
>>> is, I can run SubjectFinder.findAll, SubjectFinder.findById and I get the
>>> expected results. I can also add new stems from gsh. I can log into the
>>> UI and display members of groups that were added by gsh. But:
>>> 1. If I try to add a new member in the UI by going to the page (e.g.)
>>> "Assign privileges / Add members for [uiUsers]" and then doing a search
>>> it throws a NPE. (See attached log1).
>> As Chris suggested the location of the error points to an issue with
>> request parameters / session attributes. The form you submit to search
>> should have:
>> <input type="hidden" name="newSearch" value="Y"/>
>> The error indicates that this parameter is not passed - or something
>> placed in the session is not available. Do you get the error if you login,
>> go straight to the group, click 'Add members' and search?
>>> 2. It I try to add a new stem I get an error: "Error: Could not create
>>> folder. Error is 'must contain a non-whitespace character, Problem in
>>> HibernateSession: HibernateSession: isNew: false, isReadonly: false,
>>> grouperTransactionType: READ_WRITE_NEW'."
>> This is a somewhat bad error message which actually means you need to add
>> a folder id. The UI doesn't indicate it is mandatory - nor the error
>> message - so we should change that.
>>> I suspect there is a configuration change from 1.6.3 that I have missed,
>>> but after going through the 2.0 release notes I'm still stumped. Any help
>>> would be greatly appreciated.
>> GW Brown, IT Services
> Rob Urquhart
> Institutional, Collaborative, and Academic Technologies (ICAT)
> IT Services
> Simon Fraser University
Institutional, Collaborative, and Academic Technologies (ICAT)
Simon Fraser University
- [grouper-users] problems with grouper-ui 2.0, Rob Urquhart, 10/07/2011
- RE: [grouper-users] problems with grouper-ui 2.0, Chris Hyzer, 10/07/2011
- Re: [grouper-users] problems with grouper-ui 2.0, GW Brown, Information Systems and Computing, 10/13/2011
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