How to get UserId in Confluence

I'm trying to use CLI to disable bulk users use below command:

./confluence.sh --action runFromCsv --common "--action removeUserFromGroup" --file /home/lcong/Desktop/1.csv --server http://confluence.com.cn --user user1 --password ***

# cat 1.csv

userId,group
user1,test

Whant I'm understanding is that the userId is the username, and I can got the username list user --action getUserList command. But when I doing disable action, it says 

Client error: No user with id 'user1'.

 

I also tried other users are got the same error, anyone can help to give some advice? Is the username not userId?  

 

Thanks.  

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Ann Worley Atlassian Team Jul 26, 2017

From the looks of the examples from Bob Swift's site, the userId is the username:

--action removeUserFromGroup --userId "testuser3" --group "testgroup2"

If you run the action without the file do you still get the error? (I am suggesting this for troubleshooting, not as a resolution. I understand we need to be able to bulk update via the csv.)

Hi Ann, 

Yes, still get the same error, from the Examples from Bob Swift's site the userId seems is the username, and I'm able to run bellow command to get all the user list, so I'm not sure why it is keep saying no user with the listed userID. 

{code} 

--action getUserList 

{code}

{code}

./confluence.sh --action removeUserFromGroup --userId "syiyi" --group "confluence-users" --server http://confluence.com.cn --user admin --password ***

{code}

Output:

{code}

Client error: No user with id 'syiyi'.

{code}

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