Attributes missing from user objects when added to a group

  • 3091197
  • 27-Dec-2006
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ConsoleOne 1.3.6f

Situation

If you add a user to a group, 4 attributes need to be updated:
  1. the member attribute on the Group object
  2. the Group membership of the User object
  3. the"security equal to" on the User object
  4. the"equivalent to me" on the Group object

With ConsoleOne 1.3.6f only items 1,2 and 3 are added if you add a user to a group from the Group object. If you add the user to the Group from the User object all 4 attributes are populated. This issue is critical because it leads to inconsistent data which is quite hard to identify and fix.

Resolution

This has been resolved in ConsoleOne 1.36h

Additional Information

Steps to duplicate:
  1. Install ConsoleOne 1.3.6f. This is available as a standalone install or it is also installed with NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 6
  2. Create 2 users
  3. Create one group
  4. Add the first user to the group by opening the User | Group Membership | Add. Select the group object
  5. Check that all 4 attributes are populate
  6. go to the group, add the second user to the group by selecting Members | Add. Select the user and click on Ok
  7. Check and only the first three attributes are populated. If you check the Security equal to me tab on the group, the second user is not listed there

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