Add a lot of user at once

Hi all,

My company has just purchased confluence for 500 users. Now my boss want to insert user into it.

May i know if there is anyway to add a few users at once?

I was thinking to use SQL query to insert users, anybody can teach me how to do this?

Thanks in advanced.

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Confluence Command Line Interface has addUser and related actions. Use in combination with runFromSql if you has a database to draw from.

Hi Bob, i have successfully insert row into the 'confluence.cwd_user' using SQL statement.

However, now the problem is the 'cwd.id' is not auto generated and i manually input the id in.

I try to add the user now from the Confluence, it gives me error. saying the cwd_user.id is duplicated (to those i have manually inserted).

I do not know where confluence store this cwd_user.id counter. I want to set the counter to a bigger number.

Or any work around?

Can help?

It's not a good idea to insert directly into the database - you really should revert to the backup you took before you did this, and do your user additions properly, via the API (using Bob's CLI is by far the best approach)

Hi Nic, thank for your reply.

i have done a roll back and do manual insert. But anyway i will explore the confluence CLI, it seems interesting.

Thanks guys.

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