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  • From: Rob Gorrell <>
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  • Subject: [grouper-users] creating an initial admin user :confused:
  • Date: Wed, 22 May 2013 08:42:27 -0400
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So I've got my initial grouper api and ui setup going... even managed to shibbolize the ui to where I'm logging in and being mapped to a grouper subject using eppn (ie, )... but of course I'm winding up as a normal user in an otherwise empty grouper install. that leaves me next to figure out how to turn my only subject into an admin user. from the documentation, so far I've edit to:

configuration.autocreate.system.groups = true
groups.wheel.use = true = etc:sysadmingroup

I've verified the etc:sysadmingroup is created and my subject () is indeed a member of it. I also see this reflected when I log into the UI. However, when I log into the UI, i don't see to have any special mojo to create groups or folders/stems in the root. from here, i'm not really sure where to go. I thought it was as merely adding a just to the group named in as the wheel group? am I having problems because my grouper subject () is not named the same as my linux user acct who's in the linux system's wheel group (rwgorrel)? where do i need to go to from here in getting my subject () setup as a full blown grouper admin?


Robert W. Gorrell
Middleware Engineer, Identity and Access Management
University of NC at Greensboro

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