Batch User Import/Update Example .tsv files

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Example .tsv (tab separated values) files for the batch-user import/update tools.

Note that there are two very separate methods of updating/importing users, depending on whether the users are managed by a sync source (Active Directory, Open Directory, eDirectory or LDAP) or are Internally managed users (credentials managed by PaperCut)

Standard Users

The user import/update process is documented in the Batch User Data Import and Update part of the manual:

  • Note that in this import method, you are not able to specify a password field, since the users passwords will be managed externally.
  • Note that you can only import External users through the Users → Actions → Batch Import method as detailed on the link above.

Download here: batch-user-example.zip

Internal Users

The Internal user import/update process is documented in the Batch Internal User Import and Update part of the manual:

  • Note that this is the only import method where you can specify the password field, since this is for managing internal users
  • Note that you can only import Internal users through the ‘server-command batch-import-internal-users’ method as detailed on the link above.

Download here: batch-internal-user-example.zip


These example files are included in the PaperCut installation in the following directory:

  • [server install]/server/examples/import/user/external/batch-user-example.tsv
  • [server install]/server/examples/import/user/batch-internal-user-example.tsv

For a video run thru on creating/importing internal users please see below:


Categories: Users, Tips & Tricks


Keywords: tab delimited, example, file, template, tsv, csv

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