Importing users from Google Apps

This article ( mentions that you can "save time by importing your Google Apps user directory", but I can't figure out how to do that.

The alternative is to create users as normal, but the problem with that?  It sends users an e-mail with a link to set a password, an unnecessary confusion if we're asking users to login via Google Apps.

So how do I either 1.) avoid sending an invite to users upon user creation, or 2.) import my google apps user directory?


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Hi, Aaron.

To use Google Apps in Cloud, the first thing you need is to have a specific domain and be the administrator. The administrator must have a local account with the same username/email as Gmail.

Once done that, you connect that Gapps domain as per this documentation:

After setting this up, any user with email in that domain will be able to access the instance. They won't receive an invitation (1) and a new login option will appear in the login page. They can use it to log in via Google Apps and once done a local user will be created, connected to that user (2).

I hope it was helpful.

Kind regards,
Jaime Kirch da Silveira
Atlassian Cloud Support

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