We would like to use more then one delegated directory but we are also using a rather intricate system of lots of nested groups (building a rights/roles matrix)..
Is there a way to share all these groups across multiple directories as keeping them in sync every time by hand seems rather cumbersome and error prone..
Yes and no.
It helps, but it does not solve the issue entirely. Imagine the following scenario:
If I want to add both users to the same group that would not be possible since "project-manager" is not available in directoryX so I would not be able to assign it to userA.
What is possible is to create another group also called "project-manager" in directoryX, assign userA to it and enable aggregating membership. That way userA would also get assigned the nested jira-users group.
The problem with this approach is that you have to create user groups in all crowd directories, which gets tedious if you have (like us) 4 groups representing access level for each project and have multiple projects.
What I want is to create groups and nested groups globally and then assign users from different directories to them, without the need do duplicate all groups in each directory.
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