[horde] [SOLVED] clean DB from unused users (old users)

Stefan Johänntgen Stefan at NicoleJo.de
Tue Jun 24 14:39:04 UTC 2014

Many thanks Steffen! Solved! I understand, yes - my Horde is up-to-date 
and its installed with pear. And the script is in /usr/bin.
Many thanks!!!

Am 16.06.2014 um 08:39 schrieb Steffen 
<skhorde at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de>:

> On Sat, 14 Jun 2014, Stefan Johänntgen wrote:
>> Thanks, but where do I put the xargs < users-to-remove
>> horde-remove-user-data --force --continue
>> And there is no file horde/bin/horde-remove-user-data to edit
> What version of Horde do you use? PEAR installed the script to /usr/bin/horde-remove-user-data on my system.
> xargs < users-to-remove horde-remove-user-data --force --continue
> is actually a command, xargs < users-to-remove reads the file users-to-remove and calls the command horde-remove-user-data --force --continue for any token find within the file, see
> man xargs
> xargs bypasses the problem, if the command line gets too long.
>> Zitat von Steffen <skhorde at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de>:
>>> Stefan Johänntgen wrote:> Hi,
>>>> I have the authentication with the existing IMAP e-mail accounts.
>>>> Is there a script that I can delete a user from the horde database?
>>>> Because on the Horde frontend I can not manage the users. But in the
>>>> database are users (horde_prefs, turba_sharesng etc)
>>>> I want to clean up the database.
>>>> Many Thanks to Horde Team!
>>> see horde-remove-user-data in conjunction with this patch:
>>> http://bugs.horde.org/ticket/12997
>>> I did it so:
>>> 1. generate user list in Horde:
>>> for me, I query the Postgres SQL DB and dump into a file from psql
>>> SELECT DISTINCT pref_uid FROM horde_prefs \g /tmp/users
>>> 2. check above list, which users are gone with your user database
>>> 3. xargs < users-to-remove horde-remove-user-data --force --continue
>>> --Steffen
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