Switch between using screenname and email address for Login to UMP

Document ID : KB000034597
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

This procedure gives you the choice of the login type you wish to use for UMP. 

Note that UMP does NOT support both screenname and email address at the same time, it is one or the other. They are mutually exclusive.

e.g.,

From the portal-ext.properties you can use either:

company.security.auth.type=screenName

or

company.security.auth.type=emailAddress


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Procedure:

Follow these steps to change login type from screenName to emailAddress.

1.  Deactivate wasp
 
2.  Change the company.security.auth.type variable in C:\Program Files\Nimsoft\probes\service\wasp\webapps\ROOT\WEB-INF\classes\portal-ext.properties
 
From:
company.security.auth.type=screenName
To:
company.security.auth.type=emailAddress

3. Check the contents of rows in the portletpreferences table in the NimsoftSLM database using this query:
 
select * from portletpreferences where portletId='LIFERAY_PORTAL';
 
If the preferences column contains anything other than <portlet-preferences /> continue with step 4, otherwise continue with step 5.
 
4. Delete all of the rows from the table using this sql statement:

delete from PortletPreferences where portletId='LIFERAY_PORTAL';
 
5. Reactivate wasp.
 

Additional Information:

If after following the above procedure you it is still not possible to log to UMP using emailAddress format while UMP still lets you log as screenName, please follow the below Knowledge Document:

Document ID:  TEC000005236

Can not log into UMP with email address after changing portal-ext.properties file for company.security.auth.type