POA log file shows updates happening from incorrect UserIDs

  • 7006262
  • 11-Jun-2010
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell GroupWise 7
Novell GroupWise 8

Situation

POA log file shows updates happening from incorrect UserIDs
Wrong UserIDs displayed in POA log file for updates

Resolution

GroupWise stores the creator's name in the Domain Database and Post Office Database and there are cases when even though the modification is not made by the creator, the entries in the POA logs makes it look like the creator is modifying the user database. The POA log file even shows entries related to the creator even when the creator no longer exists in eDirectory. This does not indicate any problem and is working as designed.

Status

Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

Steps to Duplicate:
  1. Create a user named "user1" in eDirectory and give him admin rights to eDirectory Tree.
  2. Create a user named "user2" in GroupWise.
  3. Login as "user1" in eDirectory.
  4. Create a GroupWise Distribution List named "DL1".
  5. Add "user2" as a member of the Distribution List.
  6. Login as "admin" in eDirectory.
  7. Delete "user1".
  8. Now make any change in the "user2" object and the POA Log file will show the following

    16:16:47 0BB ADM: Completed: Update object in post office -  Group Membership
    mygwdom.mygwpo.DL1 (Administrator: (MYTREE) user1.my, Domain: mygwdom)

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