Jens Vagelpohl schrieb:
> well, if all the user folders are configured the same way *except* for the
> groups-to-role bit then you should get the functionality you need.
Yes, I expect that. but what if you have 100 user-folders configured and need
to change one option ?
a lot or work.
> it's not trivial to program something that would allow retrieval of a user
> object at the root and then somehow mangle the list of roles based on where
> you are in the site.
What is about the following:
Have a central point of Configure, LDAP Schema, Custom Forms for all
Caches, Users, Groups are local ?
And do lookups again, not computed.
> you might be able to patch the folder class so that local roles are
> computed instead of just looked up, but that's hackish.
> On Wednesday, May 1, 2002, at 08:32 , Dirk Datzert wrote:
> > Hi Jens,
> > one question about possibilities of LDAPUserFolder:
> > We decide to install only one LDAPUserFolder in the Root-Folder and
> > configure him to do the authentications against LDAP.
> > In the subfolders we want to install 'LDAPUserFolders' which should not
> > be configured again, but use the top-level LDAPUserFolder. In this
> > 'LDAPUserFolders' there would be done the Groups Management on an base
> > of LDAP-Group to Zope-Role mapping.
> > Do you think it is possible to split this feature from LDAPUserFolder
> > (with a little programming) ?
> > Where should I look on programming and what need I take care about ?
> > Regards,
> > Dirk
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