[horde] Using unique ID for accounts

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Mon May 30 08:51:14 UTC 2016

Zitat von Federico Giannici <giannici at neomedia.it>:

> Every account of ours have an unique id (8 alphanumeric chars).
> In this way we can for example change the name of the relative email  
> and still maintain all the references to that account (for example  
> all the preferences).
> I'd like to maintain this ability in Horde too, but I don't  
> understand if (and how) it can be achieved.
> It seems that I have to use the authusername() hook, but it seems to  
> work only to convert the username to the unique ID used for the DBs  
> ($toHorde == true). But it seems that the reverse function is not  
> used in a lot of places. For example: 1) as default From address of  
> sent email; 2) as name in the Turba default address books; 3) as  
> name in the Horde Portal; Etc... In all these places we'd like to  
> use the email address instead of the user ID.
> Is there a way to obtain it?
> Thanks.

You need to use preference hooks for those.

Jan Schneider
The Horde Project

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