OT : Re: [Zope] problem with LDAPUserFolder 1.5b1

Jerome Alet alet@librelogiciel.com
Mon, 24 Jun 2002 20:26:07 +0200

On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 12:57:56PM -0400, Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
> look at the SAMPLE_RECORDS.txt file that is part of the package to see an 
> example grup record. you can also use the LDAPUserFolder to create a new 
> group and add users to it, then examine the group and its structure.
> ...
> i know that the structure as provided by those PADL tools must be retained 
> if you want to use LDAP authentication for your computers, like with the 
> NSS-LDAP package. maybe those tools allow you to specify the creation of 
> other groups?

Yes, I wanted to keep the same authentication mechanism for some 
dual boot (linux+samba+W2K) workstations and a Zope application, 
but I don't know if there's any drawback when setting additional 
non-unix-related groups or when modifying the default ones.

I think I'll enter nightmare mode real soon now :-(

> if your number of groups is small you could even take the groups 
> information created by the PADL tools and massage it by hand to get the 
> desired result.

That's something I'll try. Thanks for the tip.

information on all this is very sparse, unfortunately.

if I ever manage to get all this working then I'll make an howto,
unless one already exists


Jerome Alet