[Deploying Sakai] Bulk users load
tseliso at psybergate.co.za
Mon Aug 16 04:49:28 PDT 2010
thank you for all the information, it is just what i needed.
I will play around with the web services (at least enabling them), and
see how that goes, but I think I will be cool to go!
On 16/08/2010 13:39, Steve Swinsburg wrote:
> Hi Tseliso,
> As for a button in the UI, this is already requested here:
> For the web service Perl script, you need to enter in the correct URL
> for your server, and the admin username and password. But you also
> need to enable the web services on the system, so this isn't really a
> non-techie solution.
> You could try using the test-connection.pl <http://test-connection.pl>
> script to check if you are doing it right.
> On 16/08/2010, at 9:31 PM, Tseliso Molukanele wrote:
>> Hi Steve
>> Thanks for the quick reply.
>> Does this mean I should give up in looking for an existing
>> non-technical solution meant for non-technical administrators, i.e a
>> button on the web interface with a upload CSV file functionality.
>> I see the perl script "create-users.pl <http://create-users.pl>" is
>> the one loading the users and I think it is indeed an example of what
>> I need.
>> the bad news is that the addresses
>> where xxxxx is my machine do not point to anything. I can get to
>> http://xxxx:8080/sakai-axis/ but not any further. not having any
>> previous work on Sakai web services I'm cant tell what i'm doing wrong
>> On 16/08/2010 13:11, Steve Swinsburg wrote:
>>> You can use the webservices or write a custom Quartz job. I have a
>>> Perl script to do exactly what you need here:
>>> which loads user data from a CSV file.
>>> On 16/08/2010, at 8:22 PM, Tseliso Molukanele wrote:
>>>> Hi All
>>>> What is the most convinient way to bulk upload Sakai users into
>>>> Sakai assuming a new system and thousands of new users.
>>>> Three options come to mind and I'm not sure if they are all
>>>> possible and where to find the specific solutions
>>>> * Existing functionality in the "User", "User Membership" or
>>>> other stable tools
>>>> * Writing a new tool or enhancing already existing tools
>>>> * Using direct database load
>>>> Thank you,
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