On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 5:33 PM, Nate Coraor <n...@bx.psu.edu> wrote:

> Pieter Neerincx wrote:
> > Hi Leandro,
> >
> > On Apr 27, 2011, at 6:08 PM, Leandro Hermida wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Pieter,
> >
> > <cut>
> >
> > > I have this *exact* same setup as you where I am authenticating with
> the LDAP user ID and returning a mail LDAP attribute as REMOTE_USER, but
> this sets the Galaxy user email address (which in Galaxy is the user ID) but
> is *doesn't* set any *User Name*, all my external users have User Name "not
> set".  Are you sure your setup above sets the User Name to something? Check
> under Admin -> Manage Users, under the User Name column all my users that
> are external yes say "not set".
> >
> > Sorry for the confusion. Indeed it's the user ID alias e-mail address
> that is set correctly. The user name is "not set" and I don't know how to
> set it or if that is even possible with the current Galaxy.... Maybe some of
> the developers can enlighten us...
>
> Correct, this feature was missing.  As of changeset 5469:7c101a11d261
> Galaxy will now set the username to the value preceeding the '@' in the
> email address, or append '-<integer>' if that username is taken.  Users
> can modify their username from the 'User' menu in the masthead.
>
> --nate


Thanks Nate for the info.  I would like to add though that this might not
work for many organizations.  Many places have for example:

lhermida as username
leandro.herm...@domain.org as the email address


>
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Pi
> >
> > >  regards,
> > >  Leandro
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