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  1. Sakai
  2. SAK-17471

Add group manipulation abilites to the Entity Broker


    • Type: Task
    • Status: CLOSED
    • Priority: Critical
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.7.0
    • Fix Version/s: 2.7.0
    • Component/s: Entity Broker
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      We have a need to manipulate site groups via EB vis: update groups with new ids, delete users from groups.

      The currently supported method is a GET which is a custom action in the Memberships Provider. We would like to expand this to include more RESTful actions.

      Proposed URL scheme for updating memberships:

      GET /direct/membership/group/groupid - gets current membership for the given groupid (current behaviour)
      POST /direct/membership/group/groupid - update the membership for the given groupid

      Parameters for the POST: action=(update|add|remove) followed by list of userids. If update, replace the current membership with the provided list. If add, add the list to the existing membership, if remove, remove the list from the existing membership.

      Proposed URL scheme for managing groups (add a new group in a site, delete a group, get and update group metadata):

      GET /direct/site/siteid/groups - get a list of groups (group metadata, i.e. title, description) but not membership

      GET /direct/site/siteid/group/groupid - get metadata for group but not membership
      POST /direct/site/siteid/group/groupid - update metadata for group but not membership
      PUT /direct/site/siteid/group/new - create a new group in the site (returns group id). Params include title, description, optionally initial list of members
      DELETE /direct/site/siteid/group - delete an existing group in the site.

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                  maintenanceteam Core Team
                  lovenalube Lovemore Nalube
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