[horde] Hermes Question

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Thu Jul 26 14:34:09 UTC 2007

Zitat von "John H. Bennett III" <bennettj at thebennetthome.com>:

> Quoting Jan Schneider <jan at horde.org>:
>> Zitat von "John H. Bennett III" <bennettj at thebennetthome.com>:
>>> I can get the shared address book to work.  It takes a little more
>>> work to setup, but fine, it's a solution.  I guess I'm not
>>> understanding how to create the global address book.  Can this only
>>> be done via ldap, or can MySQL be used?  I have followed the
>>> instructions in the link above, and when I do this, my users end up
>>> with a second local address book.  I also don't see how to do this
>>> from sources.php.dist.  If you can do it within MySQL, would you
>>> please show me an example of what my sources.php should look like,
>>> then any other steps needed.  I'm OK with setting the horde
>>> permissions, just getting the GAB is what is throwing me.
>> Sure it's possible with MySQL, or any DB for that matter. Just create
>> a new address book and disable shares. Then set global permissions for
>> it.
>> Jan.
> Jan,
> Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions and help me
> understand better.  I think I am getting closer, but not there yet.
> Here is what I have done.
> I created a new entry in sources.php and set use_shared to false,
> copied the turba_objects.sql file, updated it to reflect the changes
> in sources.php,  imported it to mysql.  Modifed turba's conf.php
> $conf['client']['addressbook']to reflect the new source.  Login as
> admin, set permissions on Address book, Sources, my new source to All
> Authenticated - show, read, edit, delete.  Verified that the new
> address book is not shareabe via my address books, Edit address books,
> and the new address book is not editable.  Added an entry to the new
> address book, then go to Enter time.  New entry is visible to admin
> user.
> Logout and login as a new user and new user can't see the entry put in
> by Admin.  Add entry to new address book, go to enter time, new entry
> is seen by user1 only.  The is a repeatable pattern for any user.
> They see only their entries.

You probably have an __owner field set, try removing, or at least not  
using, this one.

> So, I still need help with how to make the new address book entries
> visible to all users.  It's fine if all entries to the new address
> book have to be entered by the admin and the other users have only
> show and read.  I tried changing perms for this as well.
> What else have I missed or misunderstood?  If there is a doc or wiki
> entry on this, please point me to it.  I have been searching on this
> since before I posted this question.
> Thanks again,
> John
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