Way to import 100+ new users?

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cam
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Way to import 100+ new users?

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Is there a way to import new users in EFA from like a CSV file instead of having to manually create 100+ new users?
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No tool exists for this (yet), but I could create one if you are interested.
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That would be wonderful Shawn. We need to add around 160 users and would be nice if we could do a csv or something of the sort to import instead of having to manually create each one. How long would something like that take?
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Shouldn't take very long at all. This weekend?
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yeah, that would be awesome!
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Hey Shawn, no rush, but just checking back with you on this. Thanks!
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I was just looking to see if there was such a thing as csv import. Thanks for any tool you can create!
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Almost ready. Testing it now.
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Just FYI:

A tool would be awesome. But just wanted to share that I have been able to do this with MS Excel and Webmin. Webmin is a tool that EFA has installed that allows you to dig right to the users mysql table and download the CSV, then edit it and upload. Its very easy to do. A tool would be great, but keep in mind for other areas in mysql that you may want to edit one day (ex:blacklist etc)

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Import script is ready :)

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wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/E-F-A/v3/master/tools/userimport.sh
chmod ugo+x userimport.sh
To use, create your user.csv file as follows:

username,password,fullname,type

where type = U | A | D

U=user
A=admin
D=domain admin

To append new users:

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sudo /path/to/userimport.sh -f user.csv -a
To overwrite users (except admins and domain admins):

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sudo /path/to/userimport.sh -f user.csv -o
Please note that the csv file is not thoroughly validated. Certain characters, such as a ' or other special characters require proper escaping.
Back up prior to using!
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Re: Way to import 100+ new users?

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Will this work with the current version 3.0.1.5?

This post if over a year old and wondering if password encryption had changed or not.

Thanks!!

Update: I did try it with 3.0.1.5 and it did work, but the password field looks different but I was able to log in, probably because the default uses more then just md5 encryption, but it did work. I have an attachment that shows the pw's from the import (hilited in yellow) compared to the users added thru user manager in Mailwatch.
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Re: Way to import 100+ new users?

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Is there a way to import users that will be ldap integrated? Have a multi domain EFA configuration using different LDAP servers, but would like to create users without having to have them all log in separately.
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