On 06/21/2012 05:44 PM, Stephen Ingram wrote: > On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 2:06 PM, James James <jre...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Hi everybody, >> >> Is it possible to have a procedure to add new attributes like >> mailAlternateAddress in the default user schema ? > > That particular attribute is included in the schema > (objectclass=mailRecipient) so it is easy to add using the ipa > user-mod --addattr command. I then followed Adam Young's instructions > to change the interface such that we could view/edit the new attribute > in the UI: > > 1. Edit the /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ipalib/plugins/user.py to > include the new field > 2. Add an entry to /usr/share/ipa/ui/user.js for the new value > 3. Don't forget to restart httpd and refresh your browser cache to > pick up the new fields > > We needed that instead of using the multi-valued mail attribute > because there are circumstances where we need to differentiate between > the "master" email address and aliases. It's easy to add though and > works great. I certainly wouldn't want to be in the position of adding > lots of attributes not already included in IPA, but a one or two-off > seems pretty reasonable to manage. > > I don't know if it's still in the I'm sure *very* future plans for > IPA, but I remember seeing some application (MTA, mail store) support > mentioned at one time. These sorts of attributes might be nice to have > if and when that happens. > > Steve Is there any chance you can submit what you have done in the form of a ticket with attached patches?
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