[Deploying Sakai] Adding list of users: API needed?

Matthew De Leon smidwap at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 15:49:09 PST 2010

Steve, looks good except that I need to add users that aren't already in the
system. Would adding a few lines of code do that? e.g. using an addMember
function and then grabbing the user's id before putting them into a site?


On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 6:27 PM, Steve Swinsburg
<steve.swinsburg at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Matt,
> I wrote a webservice that takes an appropriately formatted XML file and
> loads users into a site, this might be of use:
> http://bit.ly/7RRPaZ
> It can easily be adapted to create accounts with a modified schema since
> the XML parsing is there already.
> cheers,
> Steve
> On 15/01/2010, at 7:36 AM, Matthew De Leon wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am searching for a method to add a list of users from an existing source,
> probably a simple comma-delimited file containing userid, name, and email.
> There does not seem to be a built-in method on the administration panel for
> this. Do I need to use sakai's API to create a script to add members? If so,
> can someone point me to the documentation for it?
> Thanks,
> Matt
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