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  • From: Scott Koranda <>
  • To: Steven Carmody <>
  • Cc: Grouper-Users <>
  • Subject: Re: [grouper-users] replication to Google, Phase 2 ....
  • Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:38:58 -0500


I know August is a crummy time to ask leading questions since many
people are out on vacation/holiday, but if anybody is provisioning
from Grouper to Google and has thought about what to do for "delete" I
would be grateful if you could drop me a note.



> We are interested to know how other campuses deal with "delete" for groups,
> and
> in particular course groups. In the current deployment when the course group
> is removed from the SOR (LDAP in this case), the loader of course removes it
> from Grouper. The custom provisioning code at this point does not call
> the Directory
> API 'delete' call for the group but instead uses the Groups Setting
> API 'patch' call
> to change the resource setting for 'archiveOnly' to 'true'. The
> primary reason for doing
> this is to not "lose" associated "buckets" of information that might
> have accumulated
> when the group was in use.
> What approaches to "delete" for course groups are other campuses taking?
> Cheers,
> Scott K

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