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Re: [Freeipa-devel] default email is user@foo.bar in latest build



On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 13:01 -0500, Rob Crittenden wrote:
> Simo Sorce wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 09:21 -0500, Rob Crittenden wrote:
> >> David O'Brien wrote:
> >>> I've never come across this before.
> >>>
> >>> Normally when I add a user the default email address is user mydomain com
> >>>
> >>> In the latest build, this has become user foo bar
> >>>
> >>> The only place I remember seeing foo.bar was in /etc/ipa/ipa.conf but
> >>> this is still configured the way it was before. Where is this value
> >>> coming from?
> >>>
> >> It comes from a call to ipa.config.config.default_realm (which is 
> >> generated from /etc/ipa/ipa.conf). I'm not sure why something would have 
> >> changed unless we aren't creating /etc/ipa/ipa.conf anymore.
> >>
> >> Simo, any ideas?
> > 
> > No, and the default_realm should really come from a call to the krb
> > libs.
> > In any case I really think we should remove that email thing. In most
> > cases it is wrong to assume that the realm is the same as the email
> > address.
> > 
> > In many companies I've seen things like this:
> > Realm: corp.company.com
> > Username: foo
> > Mail: foo bar company com
> > 
> > we would end up by default with foo corp company com and in all honesty
> > I am not sure why we would even propose an email address by default (of
> > course it is ok to have an attribute to host it, I am talking defaults
> > here) as we don't tie in a mail server.
> 
> To make adding users easier.

Yes but then you need to provide a way to specify how to construct it.

>  I think this attribute should be in the 
> ipaConfig entry.

I agree, can you make it configurable?

Simo.

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| Simo S Sorce |
| Sr.Soft.Eng. |
| Red Hat, Inc |
| New York, NY |


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