[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Modifying user account and passwords

Trevor Thornton trthorn2 at ncsu.edu
Tue Sep 25 12:40:19 EDT 2018

I believe that if you use LDAP for authentication it can still fall back to
the standard database authentication (where you set the user's password
within ArchivesSpace). The 'admin' user is authenticated this way.

On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 12:34 PM Tang, Lydia <ltang5 at lib.msu.edu> wrote:

> Hi Nancy,
> Thanks for your feedback!  Ed Busch added your idea into the JIRA ticket.
> https://archivesspace.atlassian.net/browse/ANW-534   Keeping the username
> static makes a lot of sense.
> On a tangential note, for people who are using LDAP, how do you handle
> people who aren’t affiliated with your institution?  We sometimes have
> volunteers help with data entry, so it would be great to know of a
> workaround for them.
> Thanks, all!
> Lydia
> From: <archivesspace_users_group-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org> on behalf
> of "Kennedy, Nancy" <KennedyN at si.edu>
> Reply-To: Archivesspace Users Group <
> archivesspace_users_group at lyralists.lyrasis.org>
> Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 12:14 PM
> To: Archivesspace Users Group <
> archivesspace_users_group at lyralists.lyrasis.org>
> Subject: [Archivesspace_Users_Group] Modifying user account and passwords
> Lydia, all –
> ANW-534 could introduce challenges for our users and workflows.  We use
> LDAP, and would want to prevent users from modifying usernames or passwords
> in the archivesspace UI.
> Could user account editing be configurable, to accommodate LDAP
> workflows?   For example, perhaps this could be configurable to admin users
> only, or on/off entirely.  It could be helpful for admins to be able to
> edit usernames in the UI, but not necessarily all staff users.
> Nancy
> Nancy Kennedy
> Smithsonian Institution
> kennedyn at si.edu
> From: archivesspace_users_group-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org <
> archivesspace_users_group-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org> On Behalf Of
> Tang, Lydia
> Sent: Monday, September 24, 2018 2:25 PM
> To: archivesspace_users_group at lyralists.lyrasis.org
> Subject: [Archivesspace_Users_Group] seeking community input for JIRA
> tickets
> Good afternoon, all!
> The Development Prioritization subteam is seeking community
> input/discussion on the following JIRA tickets:
> https://archivesspace.atlassian.net/browse/ANW-534<
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__archivesspace.atlassian.net_browse_ANW-2D534&d=DwMFAg&c=nE__W8dFE-shTxStwXtp0A&r=lG1-HSCEGsZJf-_mV6BDLh4PvkC3fOv47rKbM_dbh1g&m=-IeuoyGl2NFFkVZJ3tKexIDyUaWAAf4sznY-P36w05U&s=mcxvBd-5eO4Qrd9wHp0xBXNTanLDvP57oDOBt8XSnwU&e=
> >
> As a user, I want to directly edit / modify my user account and password
> We are seeking information on which fields should not be editable by the
> user.  See additional comments in the ticket.
> https://archivesspace.atlassian.net/browse/ANW-436<
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__archivesspace.atlassian.net_browse_ANW-2D436&d=DwMFAg&c=nE__W8dFE-shTxStwXtp0A&r=lG1-HSCEGsZJf-_mV6BDLh4PvkC3fOv47rKbM_dbh1g&m=-IeuoyGl2NFFkVZJ3tKexIDyUaWAAf4sznY-P36w05U&s=2gR402aPxREbhiaKUiLmczGMWGkYWXcmQIMkiZAwv1c&e=
> >
> As a repository manager, I want to be able to bulk delete Events using a
> checkbox on the Browse Events page.
> Since Events can be automatically generated as a sort of verification
> measure, we are interested in hearing whether they should be delete-able.
> https://archivesspace.atlassian.net/browse/ANW-297<
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__archivesspace.atlassian.net_browse_ANW-2D297&d=DwMFAg&c=nE__W8dFE-shTxStwXtp0A&r=lG1-HSCEGsZJf-_mV6BDLh4PvkC3fOv47rKbM_dbh1g&m=-IeuoyGl2NFFkVZJ3tKexIDyUaWAAf4sznY-P36w05U&s=X4sXE8EuiEj6hzDigoHZH_pUMacY0Q1-4n5glLaR8l4&e=
> >
> Move Biographical / Historical Note from Additional Description Collapsed
> Menu
> Currently, the Collection Overview view of the PUI has only DACS required
> notes in the main view.  You have to click on “Additional Description” or
> “Expand All” in order to access Biog-Hist.  One question is whether the
> “Additional Description” should be replaced by just having “see all/see
> less” for all elements, or just move the biog-hist only out or make its own
> accordion, or possibly enable users with repository manager levels of
> permission to set a customizable order of finding aid elements (this last
> option would require a new ticket).
> Thoughts?  Please feel free to share your thoughts by commenting and
> voting on the tickets and/or this member list!
> Lydia
> Chair, Dev. Pri.
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Trevor Thornton
Applications Developer, Digital Library Initiatives
North Carolina State University Libraries
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