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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Version 7.1
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 12, 2016

PMC Very Slow to Load User Information From LDAP

When using the PMC, loading the user information takes a very long time. We have over 25,000 users in LDAP. When using the PMC to create a new user it takes a very long time to load the user list. When adding or changing Roles for a user, it takes 20 to 30 seconds for the full list of users to load. Then scrolling through the users will be extremely slow as it has to load them view by view. Working with a user ID near the bottom of the list can take many minutes to find. In addition, the same problem will come up when adding users to a consumer. During each of these steps, the PMC will become unresponsive and take a while to start responding again. The users are not happy with this as it can take 10 to 25 minutes just to go through all the steps for adding or modifying each user.

  • Guest
    Dec 9, 2020

    .PMC has a cap for number of uses to be loaded if external authentication is used.

  • Guest
    Sep 13, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #94492 in product Spectrum Symphony (previously called Platform Symphony).