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Eionet LDAP tools


This package provides web forms for user interaction with the Eionet LDAP account system. Users can modify personal information and change their password. New accounts and password recovery are handled by another package.


The EionetLDAP package needs to be installed in the Products folder of a Zope instance. You can create an EionetLDAP object anywhere, with any name; it should find acl_users and MailHost (see Dependencies below) by itself. You can customize the noreply e-mail address and e-mail templates from the Properties tab.

For Zope 2.8: make sure the eea folder is on the Python path, so that eea.userseditor can be imported. Copy or symlink the Products/EionetUsersEditor folder into a Zope product folder (e.g. the Products folder inside INSTANCE_HOME).

For Zope 2.10 and newer: make sure eea.userseditor and Products.EionetUsersEditor can be imported. Zope will automatically find and load the product at startup.

From ZMI you can now add an Eionet Users Editor object.

Page templates in this package expect the Eionet default layout at /styles and jQuery at /styles/jquery-1.4.4.min.js; it also uses the macro at /


There are two components: an LDAP agent, and a user-interface Zope2 object subclassed from SimpleItem. Templates are rendered using the Zope3 template engine, so be careful, they make no security checks.

Both modules are covered by unit tests in the tests folder. To run them you need mock, lxml and BeautifulSoup; nose is highly recommended. In a buildout environment you could set up a test runner like so:

recipe = zc.recipe.egg
scripts = nosetests
eggs =
extra-paths = ../zopes/2.10.12/lib/python

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