[Svn] LDAP Contact Modification

till klimpong at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 17:42:34 CEST 2008


On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 5:22 PM,  <richs at whidbey.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
>  We're planning (internally) to change the way LDAP address books behave
>  in Roundcube, by permitting users to modify their contacts.  This way
>  the address book can be updated and shared with desktop clients.
>
>  There are several ways to do this.
>
>  A. Add an "Import from LDAP" and "Export to LDAP" button, allowing
>  someone to synchronize MySQL with LDAP at will.
>
>  B. Provide the option to replace the MySQL address book with LDAP.  This
>  way only one address book would be seen and modifiable.
>
>  C. Simply make LDAP modifyable as-is. This appears to be the approach
>  being taken in Thunderbird 3.0.
>
>  In case I missed it, has anyone worked on this so far?  Justin if you're
>  still on the list, is this something you might have already thought up?
>
>  We're also curious if/how others are modifying LDAP address books. Turba?
>
>  In a related question, has anyone worked on the Import/Export address
>  book feature (since September 2007 or so?).
>
>  Reading from LDAP works great already, but without a convenient way to
>  change this information, it has limited applications.  We're hoping if
>  we do this that we'll be able to make it generic enough to commit.
>
>  Thanks for any feedback!
>
>  Rich Sandberg
>  richs at whidbey.net

Hey Rich,

maybe you can help the guy on dev@ with his virtuser query (via LDAP)? :-)

Till
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