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Notes: Grouper Call of  Wed. 3-June-2015 at noon ET

 

Attending:

Chris Hyzer, U. Penn

Jim Fox, U. Washington

Shilen Patel, Duke

David Langenberg, U. Chicago

Emily Eisbruch, Internet2 


New Action Items

[AI] (Chris) reach out to Steve Zoppi re tools / approaches for releases and continuous integration within TIER

[AI] (Shilen) to add Jira and implement to make this possible (description and name in subject API to be possible to be an EL)

[AI] (Chris)  run the unit tests with patches and send commands to John G

[AI] (Chris) look at silent mode for patching

 [AI] (Chris) record our policy about copyright dates on Grouper wiki (only new files have current date). 

[AI] (Dave) will reply regarding issue with loader not provisioing new members of existing groups in AD

Carry Over Action Items

[AI] (Tom) invite Chris Phillips to an upcoming Grouper-Dev call

Team wants to have option to send SCIM messages and want to talk with Chris about SCIM format options, prospects. Align on where standard is and is going and what Grouper will do with it.

[AI] (DaveL) follow up on provisioning empty groups to LDAP to be sure the solution is documented (Still TODO)

[AI] (Tom) to bring pen testing need into TIER process (remains long term)



DISCUSSION

 Grouper team items

  • TIER Core Technology Team

  •      Chris is getting access to some TIER documents and will then respond to them.

  • Feedback on Tom’s draft job ad for a new team member to replace Dave
    •   The group made a few edits to the draft.

 

  • June 10 IAM Online at 2pm ET.

    • Title is “Three Access Management Case Studies”  

    • Speakers are from UCLA, GEANT, and Oregon State University.

    •  See description here

  • 2015 Technology Exchange (Oct 4-7, 2015 in Cleveland) Grouper session

    • there may be a program session on Grouper, where core team members can share their institutions’ Grouper stories

 

 Issue roundup

 

  • Messaging and provisioning

    • get started based on ESB format? YES
      OK to get started on the configuration for this work (Dave)

    • work should be done on “master” branch

  • Hooks and Copy Group

    • this issue is commited to GIT

    • need to put it back on server

    • Shilen still has server access issues, working on this with Internet2 TSG

    • Shilen will add this to the list of patches on the Release Notes page
      This is an API and  a UI patch

    • grouper_v2_2_1_api_patch_7

    • grouper_v2_2_1_ui_patch_16



  • Maintenance Release Needed?

    • Issue: Maven developers do not get the patches automatically, so perhaps we should do a maintenance release

    • Disadvantage: takes a lot of effort to create a maintenance release

    • Grouper Version 2.2.1 was released in 2014

    • Suggestion: can we used continuous integration to make releases easier?

    • [AI] (Chris) reach out to Steve Zoppi re tools / approaches for releases and continuous integration within TIER

  • Virtual attribute for displayed Subject description (5/22?)

    • [AI] (Shilen) to add Jira and implement to make this possible (description and name in subject API to be possible to be an EL)

  • Audit events: add more high level actions? Import? Export? Others?

    • Vivek working on this issue

  • https://bugs.internet2.edu/jira/browse/GRP-1107 default browser view for new UI

    • Vivek worked on this. It’s now available in a patch

  • GRP-1128: Non-English chars issue

    • patch is now available

  • Grouper unit tests and patches

    • [AI] (Chris) run the unit tests with patches and send commands to John G

    • [AI] (Chris) look at silent mode for patching

  • Web UI authn and ldap

  • GRP 1132 Add option to auto delete empty loader groups used in other groups (#37)

  • License file copyright  https://github.com/Internet2/grouper/pull/40

        [AI] Chris put our policy about copyright dates on wiki (only new files have current date).  Dates in readme can be updated (not range)

 

    •         Ant does an update of the date
    •         Jim: copyright date should NOT be updated

 

  • GRP-1139: hook config properties assertion supports multiple classes. (#39)

    This is now available in a patch

 

 

Next Grouper Call: Wed. June 17, 2015

 

 


 

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