Text Commands

Command Description Usage Example
INITIALIZE Initializes flags in the datastore so that deletions can be performed using the #FINALIZE command. Used only with action=import. Must be the first command, if used. #INITIALIZE
USER Define a new user or select an existing user for the following commands. Can appear anywhere. Ends any previous selection. #USER NewUser
GROUP Define a new group or select an existing group for the following commands. Can appear anywhere. Ends any previous selection. #GROUP NewGroup
ALTUSERNAME Define an alternative name for a new user. Must follow USER.
#USER NewUser
#ALTUSERNAME AltName
MEMBERGROUP Add a group as a member of the selected group. Must follow GROUP.

#GROUP Group3
#MEMBERGROUP Group4
//Group 4 is added as a member of Group 3

MEMBEROF Specifies that the selected user or group is a member of a group. Must follow USER or GROUP.
#USER NewUser
#MEMBEROF Group5
//NewUser becomes a member of Group5
MEMBER Adds a user or group to the selected group. Must follow GROUP.

#GROUP Group5,Group6
#MEMBER User5,User6,User7
//User5, User6, and User7 become members of Group5 and Group6

DELETEUSER Deletes a user. Can appear anywhere. Ends any previous selection. #DELETEUSER User4
DELETEALTUSERNAME Removes an alternative name from a user. Must follow USER. #USER User2
#DELETEALTUSERNAME AltName
DELETEGROUP Delete a group. Can appear anywhere. Ends any previous selection. #DELETEGROUP Group5
DELETEMEMBERGROUP Remove a group from being a member of the selected group. Must follow GROUP.
#GROUP Group3
#DELETEMEMBERGROUP Group4
//Group4 is no longer a member of Group3
DELETEMEMBEROF Remove the selected user from being a member of a group. Must follow USER.

#USER User1
#DELETEMEMBEROF Group2
//User1 is no longer a member of Group2

DELETEMEMBER Remove a user or group from being a member of the selected. Must follow GROUP.

#GROUP Group3
#DELETEMEMBER User3
//User3 is no longer a member of Group3

FIELD Adds a field to the selected user. You can add multiple values to a single field (see the example). Must follow USER. #USER User8
#FIELD MyField=Value1,MyField=Value2
DELETEFIELD Delete a field from the selected user. Must follow USER. #USER User8
#DELETEFIELD MyField
NESTEDGROUPS Processes nested groups. For example, if Group1 is a member of Group2, and Group2 is a member of Group3, OmniGroupServer can consider Group1 and a member of Group3. Used only with action=import. Typically the last command (except for FINALIZE, if used). #NESTEDGROUPS
FINALIZE Deletes any existing memberships that have not be updated since the last #INITIALIZE. Used only with action=import. Must be the last command, if used. #FINALIZE

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