On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 6:25 AM, Dmitri Pal <d...@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 06/22/2012 01:57 AM, Stephen Ingram wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Dmitri Pal <d...@redhat.com> wrote:
>>> 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?
>> As I have not upgraded to 2.2 yet, I had to patch against 2.1.4. Ticket is 
>> 2863.
>>
>> Steve
> Thank you for the ticket.
> I think it would be OK to attach existing patch anyways for now.
> What are your plans regarding upgrading to 2.2 and rebasing the patches?

I see that RHEL 6.3 was released yesterday so we will start testing
2.2 soon. Once we upgrade, I'll rebase patches to 2.2 and attach to
existing ticket. Is this something that might be included at some
point?

Steve

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