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Re: [grouper-users] Grouper 2.2 and legacy attribute migration

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  • From: Shilen Patel <>
  • To: GOOD Richard <>, "" <>
  • Subject: Re: [grouper-users] Grouper 2.2 and legacy attribute migration
  • Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:35:21 +0000
  • Accept-language: en-US

The upgrade should have migrated the legacy attributes to the attribute
framework and they should still be visible in the admin UI (not the new

Did you run the postGrouper2_2Upgrade.gsh script as part of the upgrade?
If so, do you have the output from that? If you query the view
GROUPER_AVAL_ASN_ASN_GROUP_V, do you see your legacy attributes there?


-- Shilen

On 8/22/14 8:53 AM, "GOOD Richard"

>Hi all,
>we've just started the process of upgrading our old Grouper 1.5.3
>instances to Grouper 2.2.
>Have managed (I think) to do an upgrade straight from 1.5.3 to 2.2 on our
>DEV system.
>We're also using Java 1.8 and Tomcat 8 and so far all seems to be well
>(after a few tweaks which from the mailing list also have to be done for
>Tomcat 7). We're in the process of setting up PSP to provision Open LDAP,
>so once we have all the upgrade done and dusted I'll post back to the
>list with any observations and tweaks we had to make to get things to
>I have a question though regarding the migration of old types. We had a
>custom group type which we stored a gid value in, and a grouper hook
>which adds the custom group and then sets the gid value.
>Post upgrade, I can see all the values in the grouper_attributes_legacy
>However I'm not entirely sure what to do at this point. Do I need to now
>create a new attribute, assign to all groups and port the legacy values
>over? Or should I be able to query the legacy attributes still? They
>don't show up in the UI, and I don't appear to be able to get at them
>using Grouper Shell, but it's entirely likely that I'm missing something.
>I had a look at
>which pointed me to the right place in the database so I can see I
>haven't lost anything.
>Any pointers gratefully received!
>Richard Good
>Senior Analyst/Team Leader
>IS Applications Development ISG team
>Tel: (0131) 650 6628
>The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
>Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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