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  • From: Shilen Patel <>
  • To: Peter DiCamillo <>
  • Cc: "" <>
  • Subject: Re: [grouper-users] Re: Deleting group members in the full UI
  • Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:36:55 +0000
  • Accept-language: en-US

I think this is a bug and I added a fix in the 2.1 branch in SVN. Can you
see if the fix looks good to you?


-- Shilen

On 1/15/13 8:32 AM, "Peter DiCamillo"

>Any insights into this? Is there a possibility this could be fixed
>before the new UI?
>Peter DiCamillo wrote:
>> I'm using Grouper 2.1, and I've come across an inconsistency with
>> deleting members using the full UI. If I select "Manage members" from
>> the Group summary page, I get the membership list. Ordinarily, if I've
>> selected "Show DIRECT members of this group", then next to each member
>> there is a checkbox that can be used with "Remove selected members",
>> there is also a button for "Remove all members". I'm doing this as a
>> Grouper admin ("Act as admin" selected at the top right), so I'm
>> to delete members of any group. However, for some groups, the
>> and remove options do not appear. I eventually figured out they don't
>> appear if the group I'm working with is used as a term for a composite
>> group. I did the following as a test:
>> 1. Create 2 groups, ALL_INCLUDES and ALL_EXCLUDES.
>> 2. Add a member to ALL_EXCLUDES, and verify the remove options appear.
>> 3. Create an ALL group as ALL_INCLUDES complement ALL_EXCLUDES.
>> 4. Go back to ALL_EXCLUDES and the remove options are missing.
>> 5. Delete the ALL group, and the remove options are back.
>> Is this bug, or is there some reason why it works this way? I know I
>> also delete a member by clicking on "is a direct member" and removing
>> the "member" privilege, but our admins expect the remove options to be
>> available.
>> Peter

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