Bulk user actions

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Location: Administration > Users > Accounts > Bulk user actions

Bulk user actions

This feature enables administrators to select users by creating a filter and then perform any of the following actions:

  • Confirm user accounts created through Email-based self-registration which are not yet confirmed by the user
  • Send a message (requires site-wide Messaging to be enabled in Administration > Security > Site policies)
  • Delete user accounts
  • Display a list of users on a page
  • Download user data in text, ODS or Excel file format
  • Enrol users in selected courses (in 2.0 onwards)
  • Force users to change their passwords (in 1.9.7 onwards)

Bulk user actions

To perform a bulk user action:

  1. Create a filter. Users can be filtered according to full name, surname, first name, email address, city/town, country, confirm, course role, global role, first access, last access, last login, username, authentication.
  2. Select users from the list.
  3. Choose an action from the dropdown menu.
  4. Click the Go button.

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