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  • From: Chris Hyzer <>
  • To: Pascal Rigaux <>, "" <>
  • Subject: RE: [grouper-users] Select LDAP filter for auto-completion
  • Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:17:52 +0000
  • Accept-language: en-US

Searching by identifier needs to return one value, you shouldn’t have a *

Secondly, I would think the freeform searches though should return subjectId,
and if it is found by subjectId, then it wouldn’t even search by identifier,
though you should fix the above problem anyways.


-----Original Message-----

On Behalf Of Pascal Rigaux
Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 4:40 AM

Subject: Re: [grouper-users] Select LDAP filter for auto-completion


After double checking, the new UI is really doing a
searchSubjectByIdentifier (?!).

More precisely, when entering "rigaux" in autocomplete (see
screenshot, but in french):
- an ajax call to "addMemberFilter" is done with name "rigaux*"
- in serviceLogic/, method "lookup" in "addMemberFilter"
is calling SubjectFinder.findByIdOrIdentifier
- our "searchSubjectByIdentifier" is doing (uid=%TERM%) which triggers
(uid=rigaux*) whereas uid is indexed only EQ here.

AFAIK we have mostly vanilla grouper & grouper.ui 2.2.1 on all this stuff.

Am I missing something??

Pascal Rigaux.

Chris Hyzer
a écrit :

> The UI does a "search" when doing autocomplete on subjects... see
> the demo server. You can search on id, name, etc.
> You will have to give a screenshot and a lot more details. It is
> currently not possible to change the filter for the autocompletes...
> but since search is what you want, and it is what it does, we should
> be good.
> More details... the autocomplete UI control have a display label,
> and a value label. When the auto complete displays results, it does
> a "search", but then it returns the label as the subject
> description, and the value is the sourceId and subjectId. When the
> selected item is submitted, then it looks up that subject by the
> subjectId (or identifier), which is why you might be seeing that
> query on the LDAP server. You might want to use GSH to figure out
> your subject source before checking the UI
> Thanks,
> Chris
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:]
> On Behalf Of Guillaume
> Fay
> Sent: Friday, November 20, 2015 9:00 AM
> To:
> Subject: [grouper-users] Select LDAP filter for auto-completion
> Hi everyone,
> I would like to configure Grouper UI 2 to use a specific LDAP filter for
> auto-completion (for example when adding a member to a group).
> Apparently, my current configuration is using the searchType
> "searchSubjectByIdentifier" in source.xml but I would like to use the
> searchType "search" instead. Is it possible to change it?
> Thank you
> --
> Guillaume Fay

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