Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Re: [389-users] Error with usernames containing periods

On 07/08/2014 03:26 AM, Dave Page wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 3:03 PM, Rich Megginson <rmeggins@redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 07/07/2014 06:09 AM, Dave Page wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I'm working on a PoC migration of an OpenLDAP infrastructure to 389.
>>> Our existing directory has periods in all of the usernames, e.g.
>>> dave.page. However, this seems to cause problems with the org chart
>>> interface, which complains with:
>>> "." is not allowed in search filters.
>>> when clicking on the org chart icon for a user. The same issue is seen
>>> when using directory express and clicking the org chart link.
>>> How can I resolve this, without changing hundreds of usernames (which
>>> is not an option)?
>> Please file a ticket.
> Done: https://fedorahosted.org/389/ticket/47842


>> Are you a perl hacker, by any chance?
> Not really (more of a C/C++ guy). I may be able to figure it out
> though, if you can point me in the right direction.
Hmm - looking at the code - looks like you could edit orgchart.conf and
add "." to the allowed-filter-chars


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