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Keep preferences when renaming user when using direct LDAP connection
With direct connection from Rational Change to a corporate LDAP server (Change 220.127.116.11), the possibility to rename the ID of users while keeping their existing preferences has been removed. In RDS this was possible by a combination of setting the "Synergy Account" and exporting/importing preferences (including extended preferences like Home Pages).
With direct connection to RDS, all preferences have been moved to a data store that cannot be manipulated directly.
We need either an export/text manipulation/import mechanism or a direct APIs to rename a user
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