[Tiki-devel] realName format (RE: LDAP synchronization attributes)

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[Tiki-devel] realName format (RE: LDAP synchronization attributes)

Cloutier, Philippe (DGARI-Consultant)
Ah, I hadn't seen that. We don't have independent fields for first name and last name in the tracker yet but I guess we can add them if that solves this problem cleanly.

Thank you Lukas

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : luciash [mailto:[hidden email]]
> Envoyé : 24 juillet 2017 14:21
> À : [hidden email]
> Objet : Re: [Tiki-devel] LDAP synchronization attributes
>
> Hi,
>
> there is preference to sync First name and Last name field of a User
> Tracker to the realName preference field so you could do with that:
>
> https://doc.tiki.org/User-
> Tracker#To_synchronize_the_realName_user_preference_from_fields_in_the_tracker
>
> For example you could enter there: 11+10
>
> The problem might be with the comma though as it is used as a delimiter
> for the “User tracker IDs to sync prefs from:” preferred fields.
>
> luci
>
>
> On 24.7.2017 19:36, Cloutier, Philippe (DGARI-Consultant) wrote:
> > Thanks for asking Jean-Marc,
> > The problem of my employer is that the LDAP's realname attribute is not in the usual format
> "Firstname Lastname" (but rather "Lastname, Firstname"). So synchronization of first name and last
> name independently could help us, but since these don't exist independently in Tiki user properties,
> not really, I don't see what more could help currently.
> >
> >> De : Jean-Marc Libs [mailto:[hidden email]]
> >> Envoyé : 22 juillet 2017 12:45
> >> À : Tikiwiki developers <[hidden email]>
> >> Objet : [Tiki-devel] LDAP synchronization attributes
> >>
> >> Hi devs,
> >> In our LDAP login configuration, we have currently 3 fields for synchronizing 3 Tiki user attributes
> with the LDAP values.
> >> This works fine: when the attribute is changed in the LDAP, it is changed for the user at the next
> login.
> >> The attributes are the following:
> >> * Realname attribute
> >> * Country attribute
> >> * Email attribute
> >> Is there need for more? Does anyone using LDAP authentication regret not having one or two
> more?
> >>
> >> These are all available in various existing standard LDAP, but maybe there are needs for more.
> >>
> >> I am evaluating creating a "tiki" objectClass for the openLDAP which is coming with wikisuite, which
> would give 2 main benefits:
> >> * Have the Tiki-related fields in the "add user" feature of the wikisuite LDAP, so they can be
> changed in the user directory instead of Tiki and synchronized with Tiki.
> >> * Not interfere with existing fields, like the wikisuite mail LDAP attribute which is an internal
> wikisuite-managed email and not the "whatever email you already use on the internet" which would
> help "I forgot my password" function.
> >> Since LDAP schemas are not very flexible, I'd like to get a list of everything we need first, then look
> up the objectClass creation.
> >> Please answer either here or there: https://doc.tiki.org/LDAP%2Battributes%2Bsynchronization
> >>
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