Group Fix Tool

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download url: http://ldapwiki.willeke.com/attach/GroupFixTool/GroupFix.jar



home page url: http://ldapwiki.willeke.com/Wiki.jsp?page=GroupFixTool



NDS Groups have some peculiar items that make adding a user to a group more difficult than it appears.
The Group Fix tool will fix these "peculiar items" on a single or all groups.


The Group Fix Tool performs the following:


  • Reads the Group's "member" attribute values
  • Adds any values from Group's "member" attribute to the "equivalentToMe" value if they are missing.
  • Checks each user entry in the Group's "member" attribute value and adds the group's DN to the "GroupMembership" and "securityEquals" attributes of the user entry.

What the tool does NOT do:


  • Never adds a user entry to a Group's "member" attribute.

  • Never removes any values from entry to a Group's "equivalentToMe" attribute.
  • Never removes any values from entry to a User's "GroupMembership" attribute.
  • Never removes any values from entry to a User's "securityEquals" attribute.



Group Fix Tool Usage



Usage: java GroupFix [ -dvA ] [ -e <keystore> ] [ -h <host> ] [ -p <port> ] [ -Z <encrypted connection> ]
-D <the DN of the object used for authentication> [ -w <bind password> ] [ -G <groupDN> ]

-d enable API debug output - Default=false
-e Path to a Java Keystore. A valid certificate in the keystore enables
an encrypted TLS connection. See also the -Z option. - Default=""
-h host name or IP address. A port can be specified with the
host name as hostname:port, i.e. myhost:389. See also
the -p option - Default="localhost"
-p host IP port number. See also the -h option - Default=389
-v enable verbose output - Default=false
-Z sets the type of encrypted connection. A Keystore must be specified
with the -e option to enable an encrypted connection.
SSL - Establishes an encrypted connection using
SSL. The default port is 636
TLS - Establishes an encrypted connection using
TLS. The default port is 389 - Default="TLS"
-D cn=admin,ou=administration,dc=willeke,dc=com - Required Argument
-w the password for the DN of the object used for authentication - Default=""
-G the baseDN where groups are or the FDN of a single group - Default="dc=willeke,dc=com"
-A True if we should fix ALL groups or false if to fix a single group - Default=false


So running:

java -jar GroupFix.jar -dvA -h 192.168.1.4 -p 389 -D cn=admin,ou=administration,dc=willeke,dc=com -w secret -G ou=groups,dc=willek,dc=com

Would be (d)ebug output, (v)erbose output (A)ll groups on (h)ost 192.158.1.4 on (p)ort 389 binding as (-D) cn=admin,ou=administration,dc=willeke,dc=com with a password of (-w) secret and fixing all (G)roups that are in the container "ou=groups,dc=willek,dc=com"



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