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[grouper-users] RE: Brand new to Grouper / Need direction and advice

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  • From: Chris Hyzer <>
  • To: "Bryan E. Wooten" <>, "" <>
  • Subject: [grouper-users] RE: Brand new to Grouper / Need direction and advice
  • Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 18:06:58 +0000
  • Accept-language: en-US

> First question, I can login into the UI using the Grouper System account,
> but I don't like the password I chose at install time. How can I change it?

Should be in tomcat conf dir, tomcat-users.xml

> I want to add "wheel group" members (subjects?) that have Grouper System
> privileges. How do I do that?

Does your have a wheel group enabled? First thing is to
do that.

Then you need to make sure your subjects are resolvable, either add them via
GSH or SQL to the built in JDBC source, or add another source.

Then add those subjects to the group configured in You
can do this via UI or GSH or client or WS

> How do I stop and start the Grouper daemons? And the HSQL DB?

For daemons, you need to kill the process which is gsh -loader. For
starting, see the output from your installer script. Generally you just find
the gsh command, and run that: gsh -loader for Linux, you could do this:
nohup gsh -loader &

> My end goal is to be able to manage AD groups using Grouper, what is the
> next step I should take?
> Should I load AD group information into Grouper or should I be creating
> groups in Grouper and then
> use PSP to push the group information out to AD?

Well, do you want the system of record to be in Grouper or AD? Are all
subjects that go into groups in AD available in Grouper? You can do the sync
either way or both. Maybe you want to mark groups to go to AD with an
attribute, and you can configure which groups come back in the PSP or loader
config (depending on which one you use)


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