how to bulk create temp user in user operator.

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I created a user operator, I can create temp user one by one in user operator portal, however I how to bulk create temp user in user operator management page.
anybody got ideas?

Many thanks
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Bin Yu

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Brian Ambler

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Hi Bin,

User Manager is primarily intended to be an interface for front desk administrator types to be able to easily assign PPSKs to users as they register for the guest network. As this is generally something that happens one person at a time, it is generally sufficient for the User Manager Admin/Operator to assign PPSKs one at a time.

However, if you need to create and hand out more than one PPSK at a time, might I suggest going a different route? HiveManager is able to export PPSKs in CSV form, allowing you to create, print and distribute large numbers of PPSKs at one time.

To accomplish this, do the following:

Set up your Network Policy with PPSK authentication as normal, then navigate to "Configuration > Advanced Configuration > Authentication > Local Users" and click "Bulk"

If you need assistance in configuring PPSK from the ground up, I wrote a guide a while back that can be found here

Select the PPSK group you defined earlier, enter how many PPSKs you wish to generate (50 in this example), then click "Create"

You'll now see all of the PPSKs you created, to export, click the select all tickbox

Note that this will only select however many items are set to display (default 15, max 500), so you may need to click the "Select all XX items"

Once all PPSKs are selected, click "Export PSK"

Here you will be presented with the option to export in one of two fashions, you will want to choose the second "Create a report (this list cannot be imported later)" option which will create a downloadable CSV. You can then click "OK"

Click Download to download the exported file

If you open up the CSV in the application of you choice you will see all of the PPSKs in plain text. You can use this list to hand out as many keys as needed in bulk

Hope this helps