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LDAP Populate not working with large number of users

Luis Filipe Castanheira
on 2/10/14, 1:12 PM 2,893 views


I have installed OpenERP V7 and both LDAP connection and the LDAP Populate modules.

The LDAP configuration is working fine since I can connect, and OpenERP creates new users as they connect. However, when I tryed to populate users from LDAP it didn't do anything. OpenERP keeps chewing processor resources but doesn't import anything.

If I filter the search (based on the employee number) in LDAP to one user, the populate works fined with that user. I also tryed a narrowed search (also based on the employee number) and it worked fine (importing the 5 users that matched the query). When I remove all filters, OpenERP can't import anything.

Analysing LDAP activity, I can see the request arrives, and in response all (about) 2500 users are returned to OpenERP. Is that too much information for OpenERP to handle?

Any other suggestion? Is there any other method to import users into OpenERP?

Thanks in advance! -Filipe Castanheira.

Well, upgrading to version of users_ldap_populate solved the resource consuming problem... But the result is always:

Number of users created 0

Luis Filipe Castanheira
on 2/27/14, 8:00 AM

Finaly solved it! After I upgraded openerp and addons, installed version of users_ldap_populate on an empty database.

Started OpenERP Server with --debug and --log_level=debug flags. And discovered an exeption being raised (with no description, thou).

After a litle bit more debug I understood it was a timeout (was trying to populate all LDAP users). So, narrowing the search to the HR branch of LDAP, it worked, importing all 5162 users.

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