W dniu 10-10-12 11:41, Thomas Mortagne wrote: > On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 11:12, Piotr Dziubecki<deep...@man.poznan.pl> wrote: >> Hi, >> >> I'm testing the ldap features of xwiki and have a question regarding >> importing /registering new user. >> >> I managed to setup ldap authentication with user import and group mapping. >> The question is connected with >> this configuration flag: >> >> #-# Specifies the LDAP attribute containing the identifier to be used as the >> XWiki name (default=cn) >> xwiki.authentication.ldap.UID_attr=mail >> >> >> What I would achieve is a user authentication with his mail/password ( which >> is pretty common nowadays ). >> >> It works with ldap and after a successful authentication with i.e. >> mail = br...@7cogs.com, >> >> a new user is created with the following value: >> >> username = br...@7cogscom >> >> I assume that the 'dot' is not allowed to be used in the username string ? > > It's not really a user name limitation but the fact that the user id > is the user profile page name which not does yet fully support dot. > >> >> In my scenario there will be also a need for registering new users in a >> traditional (xwiki ) way but it >> seems to be impossible to provide a mail as a username ( even though the >> client side validation seems to not >> complain about that initially ): >> >> Invalid username provided. Please use only letters from the latin alphabet, >> numbers, and the underscore >> character. > > That's because the UI to create users is over precautionnous and does > not allow anny "special" character. > > Do you really need your "normal" XWiki user name to contain a @ ? Not really, what I want is to have a possibility to choose a field against which user can authenticate himself ( of course, I understand that not every field is unique but email meets that requirement ).
> >> >> Do you have any clues how to achieve that ? maybe it's possible to set a >> flag in xwiki config similar to the >> ldap solution ( identifier to be used as the XWiki name ).. > > If what you want is to create a XWiki user and then link it to LDAP, > the user id does not really matter. All you have to do is to add the > same object LDAP users have and provide the proper uid and DN in that > object. That is a solution, but in my case i have different users, one group with their user credentials stored in the LDAP and another group which will exist only in Wiki. For both of them I would like to have a uniform authentication policy ( mail/password ). Currently this method is the most popular one ( google, facebook etc. ) and this is the reason of my queries. Regards, Piotr _______________________________________________ users mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.xwiki.org/mailman/listinfo/users