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Editing a User Using the Command Line Interface

Use XML to edit a user.

You can include the XML parameters in the xml file, or you can specify them on the command line when they frequently change. For more information on command line parameters and XML elements, see Command Line - Syntax.

Procedure

  1. Run the qlogin command to log on to the CommServe computer.
  2. Download the modify_user_template.xml file to the computer where you will run the command.
  3. To define the parameter values, do either of the following:
    • Open the modify_user_template.xml file and update the XML parameters.
    • Type the parameters on the command line using the following format: -parameter_name parameter_value.
    For information on supported parameters, see XML Parameters for User Operations.
  4. On the command line, go to software_installation_directory/Base and type the command.

    qoperation execute -af modify_user_template.xml

  5. Run the qlogout command to log off the CommServe computer.

Examples

The following command disassociates a user from a user group. In this example, the parameters are listed on the command line:

qoperation execute -af modify_user_template.xml -userEntity/userName jsmith -associatedUserGroupsOperationType DELETE -associatedUserGroups/userGroupName consultants

The following command updates a user's password. In this example, the parameters are listed on the command line:

qoperation execute -af modify_user_template.xml -userEntity/userName jsmith -password H77y77h -validationParameters/password O%rr123