Import-User

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Imports (deserializes) Sitecore users from the Sitecore server filesystem.

Syntax

Import-User [-Identity] <AccountIdentity> [-Root <String>]

Import-User -Filter <String> [-Root <String>]

Import-User [-User] <User> [-Root <String>]

Import-User -Path <String>

Detailed Description

The Import-User command imports (deserializes) Sitecore users from the Sitecore server filesystem.

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Parameters

-Identity <AccountIdentity>

Specifies the Sitecore user to be deserialized by providing one of the following values.

Local Name
Example: developer
Fully Qualified Name
Example: sitecore\developer

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Filter <String>

Specifies a simple pattern to match Sitecore users.

Examples: The following examples show how to use the filter syntax.

To get all the roles, use the asterisk wildcard: Import-User -Filter *

To get all the roles in a domain use the following command: Import-User -Filter "sitecore*"

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-User <User>

User object retrieved from the Sitecore API or using the Get-User command identifying the user account to be deserialized.

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Path <String>

Path to the file the user should be loaded from.

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Root <String>

Specifies the serialization root directory. If this parameter is not specified - the default Sitecore serialization folder will be used (unless you're reading from an explicit location with the -Path parameter).

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • System.String

    Sitecore.Security.Accounts.User

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

PS master:\> Import-User -Identity sitecore\Admin

EXAMPLE 2

PS master:\> Import-User -Filter sitecore\*

EXAMPLE 3

PS master:\> Import-User -Root C:\my\Serialization\Folder\ -Filter *\*

EXAMPLE 4

PS master:\> Import-User -Path C:\my\Serialization\Folder\Admin.user

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