How to bulk update user details in crowd?

We have many existing users in crowd with incorrect email addresses. How can I bulk upload users email address?

I can import users via CSV importer but can't update existing ones.

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Bruno Vincent Community Champion May 14, 2016

You can use Crowd REST API for this.

For instance you might want to use the following Groovy script to update a set of email addresses:

import groovyx.net.http.RESTClient
 
 
def applicationName = "myapp"
def applicationPassword = "mypassword"
 
 
def client = new RESTClient( "http://localhost:8095/crowd/rest/usermanagement/1/".toString() )
client.auth.basic applicationName, applicationPassword
 
 
def users = ['john':'john@example.com', 'jane':'jane@foo.com', 'bob':'bob@bar.com']
  
users.each{ username, email ->
  
     def body = "<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"UTF-8\"?><user name=\"$username\"><email>$email</email></user>"                        
  
     def response = client.put(path: "user",
                               requestContentType: 'application/xml',
                               query:['username': username],
                               body: body) 
                             
    assert response.status == 204
}

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