I have just followed the Stephen's help and I was able to add the
mailAlternateAddress to the ipa default user schema.

I don't know if this is the better way to do this btw it works great.

Thanks again guys.

2012/6/21 Stephen Ingram <sbing...@gmail.com>

> 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
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