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Bulk User Import CSV File and Document Rule

Web services, described in the REST API and SOAP API guides, provide quite a bit of functionality to maintain the Address Book programmatically. However, some organizations may not have the resources for building and maintaining this type of integration between their enterprise user repository and SpringCM.

Fortunately, SpringCM also offers a non programmatic way of synchronizing an enterprise user repository with the Address Book. SpringCM provides a standard CSV format that can be used to create users, delete users, create groups, and update group memberships.  The CSV may be uploaded directly in the Address Book user interface or triggered via a Bulk User Import Document Rule that is often used in conjunction with FTP/SFTP. The CSV file may be generated manually in tool like Microsoft Excel, or scripted against a source repository. Some scripting examples are shown later in this section.

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