I am wanting to add a multivalued attribute (mailAlternateAddress, from 
objectClass:MailRecipient) to the User UI. We are running IPA 
4.1.0-18.el7.centos.4.x86_64, on CentOS7. Adding it to the CLI was fairly 
I have a plugin at /usr/share/ipa/ui/js/plugins/altemail/altemail.js that I 
basically copied/hacked from some other docs/example I found. Two problems:
1) It will only show the first entry of mailAlternateAddress it finds (which I 
assume is a limitation of the get_item() function.)
2) While it inserts a text box in the UI in the Contacts section, it does not 
have the same ADD and DELETE buttons that, say, the 'mail' attribute has.

Any help would be appreciated! Here is the plugin:
        function(phases, user_mod) {

//helper function
function get_item(array, attr, value) {

        for (var i=0,l=array.length; i<l; i++) {
                if (array[i][attr] === value) return array[i];
        return null;

var altemail_plugin = {};

// adds 'mailalternateaddress' field into user details facet
altemail_plugin.add_altemail_pre_op = function() {

        var facet = get_item(user_mod.entity_spec.facets, '$type', 'details');
        var section = get_item(facet.sections, 'name', 'contact');
                type: 'multivalued',
                name: 'mailalternateaddress',
                label: 'E-mail Alias'
        return true;

phases.on('customization', altemail_plugin.add_altemail_pre_op);

return altemail_plugin;

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