[Users] Re: [Devel] new group feature

Klaus Darilion klaus.mailinglists at pernau.at
Fri Nov 18 15:49:59 CET 2005

Sounds useful.


Bogdan-Andrei Iancu wrote:
> Hi Klaus,
> imagine you have routing point between several termination points 
> (gateways, media servers, application servers, etc) and you have large 
> blocks of numbers/users (K or 10K order).
> you know that certain range of users must be routed to specific 
> destinations. You can do:
>    1) have a hard coded logic into the script, but it doesn't scale and 
> is difficult to provision
>    2) use old fashion group, but you will end will huge DB.
>    3) use RE based groups to define the range of users -> flexible and 
> scalable routing and simple to provision. BINGO :)
> regards,
> bogdan
> Klaus Darilion wrote:
>> Bogdan-Andrei Iancu wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I have implemented a new group feature. So far we have group support 
>>> with fixed matching: user X belongs to group G, etc..
>>> This proves to be inefficient when you have huge block of users 
>>> belonging to small numbers of groups. So I did some regular 
>>> expression based groups:
>>>    if user at domain matched a RE -> belongs to group G
>>> very usefull if try to provisions routing logic based on groups.
>> Very usefull? Great. no comments except a real world example would 
>> help for better understanding.

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