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  • From: Shilen Patel <>
  • To: "Singley, Norman" <>
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  • Subject: Re: [grouper-users] Connect Oldap source
  • Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 21:08:23 +0000
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Are there any other errors in your log files?  If you remove that source in sources.xml, that error goes away?  Just to make sure there isn't something else in play.  Also, can you try to do a query just using gsh to see if that produces any errors?  

gsh 0% GrouperSession.startRootSession()

gsh 1% SubjectFinder.find("test")

gsh 2% SubjectFinder.findByIdOrIdentifier("test", false)

If there's a problem in the sources.xml file, it may be easier to debug using gsh instead of the UI.  I also noticed that some of the example values are still in there (exampleEduPerson, exampleEduRegId), though I wouldn't expect that to produce the error that you got.


- Shilen

From: <Singley>, Norman <>
Date: Friday, September 16, 2016 at 2:52 PM
To: "" <>
Subject: [grouper-users] Connect Oldap source

Hi .


I’ve got a new install of grouper 2.3 that I am trying to connect to my openldap as a source.


I’ve modified the sources.xml sources.xml file located at



When I search for an identity (searching all data sources) I get the following error:


Error: cannot find attributeDefId, nameOfAttributeDef, or attributeDefIndex in url


Attached is the sources.xml file I am using.  (renamed)  All I have changed is the section to connect to Oldap.


Thanks for any help.



Norman Singley

Directory Services

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