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Description

Changing a username via the GUI is not currently supported. This is a backend db change.

Procedure

  1. Login to merapisql.ucar.edu MySQL instance as root
  2. Open 'people' database
  3. Search username table by used_by_id column which is the user's upid
  4. Update username column in username table with the new username
  5. Search person table by upid column
  6. Update email column in person table with new username@ucar.edu
  7. Touch the users record in People Search by editing and saving it to trigger synchronizer
  8. Watch for synchronizer errors. However, this procedure has been done without any sync errors arising.
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