[horde] Export user's preferences

Mauricio Jose T. Tecles mtecles at biof.ufrj.br
Thu May 12 13:29:03 UTC 2016

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      De: Vilius Sumskas/LNK <vilius at lnk.lt>
Assunto: Re: [horde] Export user's preferences
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>> > Hi,
>> >
>> >> My Horde data base is probably corrupted, here are some of the
>> >> problems some users are having:
>> >>
>> >> - some users cannot select the address book to "save recipients
>> >> automatically" in IMP preferences;
>> >> - some users cannot see its contacts and they are unnable to export
> it;
>> >> - some users cannot use its calendar and they are unnable to export
> it;
>> >
>> > Looks like something went wrong in the Share system. Have you changed
>> > charsets in the database recently? Also, what do you mean by "cannot
> see
>> > its calendar"? They cannot see it in the calendar list, or they just
>> > cannot see events in the calendar? Did you try to increase Horde
> logging
>> > level and check for SQL errors?
>> You are right, I remember years ago we used a Portuguese Debian
> installation.
>> The calendar itself is there but some events do not show and the
>> calendar cannot be exported.
>> I will increase Horde logging level and will check for Sql errors.
>> >
>> >> Those are users that have been using Horde for a long time.
>> >>
>> >> I have tried to "horde-remove-user-data" for one of those users but
> it
>> >> did not solve the problem for him.
>> >
>> > If clearing data for a user doesn't solve the problem, then there is
> no
>> > point exporting/importing. Have you tried with a newly created user?
>> Newly created users are OK.
>> There is no point exporting/importing for those that are having
>> problem, but will do for those that are not having problem. The idea
>> is to export whatever data can be exported, start a new empty database
>> and import back the data. When I say export I mean via Horde (ics,
>> csv, vcard, icalendar) or via mysql for those that are OK.
> If newly created users are OK, then I would run "horde-remove-user-data"
> for one bad user and then search database tables for that user to see what
> the script have missed.
> There is no magic really. That script is not updated constantly so it is
> probably missing some tables.

Good idea!
Thank you!

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Maurício José T. Tecles
Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho/UFRJ
Av. Carlos Chagas Filho, 373
Núcleo de Informática
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Cidade Universitária - Ilha do Fundão
21941-902, Rio de Janeiro - RJ

mtecles at biof.ufrj.br
Tel.: (21) 3938-6526 ou 3938-6544

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