What I'd recommend is first finding out what usernames will be different
between the two and then, before users with new usernames end up using the
system, just go and modify the usernames of the registered users to be the
new usernames. This can be done in the Database browser in the admin UI, or
by modifying the auth_user table in MySQL (though I'd back up the database
If redundant users have already been created, you'll need to find every
object in the database referencing the new user and switch them to the old.
This is more complicated, but a way you can sort of find this out is to
begin a deletion of the user in the Database browser, but don't confirm
deletion. It'll show you everything it would delete, with handy links for
viewing those. You could then change those from there. Just be careful not
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On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 5:56 AM, eran meiri <eme...@gmail.com> wrote:
> our review board server is connected to LDAP.
> now we are forced to move to a new LDAP where some of the users are not
> the same.
> I checked and saw that the system creates new users for those who's user
> name is not the same.
> is there a way I can connect to the mysql database and change the owner of
> those reviews to the new users?
> the problem is that since they are created as new users they can't see
> their history.
> many thanks
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