Help for a script to create users from a txt file

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#1

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Server configuration
Operating system:Centos
Web server:apache
Database:mysql
PHP version:5.6
ownCloud version (see ownCloud admin page):9.1.3
Updated from an older ownCloud or fresh install:fresh
Special configuration (external storage, external authentication, reverse proxy, server-side-encryption):

Hi,

I'm stuck with a task that seem basic. I need to create for a special temporary need 380 local accounts on an Owncloud 9.1 server.
This account are all in a accounts.txt file with a ; separator like this

My account 1;login1;password1
My account 2;login2;password2

Very simple, the first field is the display name, the second the uid/login, the third the password.

I follow instruction here https://doc.owncloud.org/server/9.0/admin_manual/configuration_server/occ_command.html#user-commands-label
But my shell script does not work, I've always an error

First try with a shell script like this:

#! /bin/bash

while IFS=";" read display user pass
do
export OC_PASS=$pass

#echo -e "$display :\n\
# UID :\t $user\n\
# password :\t $pass\n\n"

**sudo -u apache php /var/www/html/owncloud/occ user:add --password-from-env --display-name="$display" --group="OWNCLOUD AG EXT" $user**

done < /root/accounts.txt

The result is

--password-from-env given, but OC_PASS is empty!

If I just display the fields (see the commented line), it's working.

So I tried the following according to the documentation (su -s)

#! /bin/bash

while IFS=";" read display user pass
do

export OC_PASS=$pass

#echo -e "$display :\n\
# UID :\t $user\n\
# password :\t $pass\n\n"

**su -s /bin/sh apache -c "php /var/www/html/owncloud/occ user:add --password-from-env --display-name="$display" --group="OWNCLOUD AG EXT" $user"**

done < /root/accounts.txt

~
In this case, I have

RuntimeException]
Not enough arguments (missing: "uid").

If someone have already created a script like this, you are welcome. In both case, it seems to be a variable not set but I don't know how to keep them. May be it's just a stupid thing I miss...

Thanks.
Christian.


Import Users from file
No occ group commands in 10.0.2
#2

I will answer to myself :
sudo -Eu did the trick, it was a problem af environnement variables preservation. The command that work is :

sudo -Eu apache php /var/www/html/owncloud/occ user:add --password-from-env --display-name="$display" --group="mygroup" $user


#3

Hi
I’m having trouble getting the script to work. Are the hashtags and stars meant to be there
Thanks