[Rt-devel] Proposed Contrib: External (LDAP) user info attr mapping

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Wed Nov 30 15:07:04 EST 2005

> Or maybe "ExternalContactInfoId" and "ExternalAuthInfoId". And perhaps
> I'd add columns to track what system is used to get that info, something
> like "ContactInfoSystem" and "AuthSystem". Yeah, that sounds smart!
> I should have dug just a touch deeper. Color me mortified. =\
> However, now that I'm digging, these don't seem to be used in RT code,
> nor are they mentioned on the wiki. Googling through the mail archives
> finds only three-year-old unanswered questions. Is there code somewhere
> (in RTFM or RTIR?) which shows their preferred use, or just there for
> use by folks who know about them in ways they divine or devise?

It was part of the RT 2.0 design. I expected to want to support external
autentication systems. Those properties were reserved for future
expansion. It sounds like you're doing some expansion.

> Thanks!
> --j
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> Jim Meyer, Geek at Large                                    purp at acm.org
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