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When trying to import a contact via CSV file using curl. we get the following error in the mailbox.log file:
 
When trying to import a contact via CSV file using curl. we get the following error in the mailbox.log file:
  
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  2016-01-22 13:31:04,844 INFO  [qtp509886383-729:https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com/Contacts?fmt=csv [name=admin@zcs.va;mid=9;ip=127.0.0.1;] UserServlet - POST: https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com
 
  2016-01-22 13:31:04,844 INFO  [qtp509886383-729:https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com/Contacts?fmt=csv [name=admin@zcs.va;mid=9;ip=127.0.0.1;] UserServlet - POST: https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com
 
  2016-01-22 13:31:04,845 INFO  [qtp509886383-729:https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com/Contacts?fmt=csv] [name=admin@zcs.va;mid=9;ip=127.0.0.1;] mailbox - UserServlet received file unknown - 195 request bytes
 
  2016-01-22 13:31:04,845 INFO  [qtp509886383-729:https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com/Contacts?fmt=csv] [name=admin@zcs.va;mid=9;ip=127.0.0.1;] mailbox - UserServlet received file unknown - 195 request bytes
 
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====Solution====
 
====Solution====
  
*. Make the CSV in the following format:
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* Ensure the CSV is in the following format:
 
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"First Name","Last Name","Display Name","Nickname","Primary Email","Secondary Email","Screen Name","Work Phone","Home Phone","Fax Number","Pager Number","Mobile Number","Home Address","Home City","Home County","Home Post Code","Home Country","Work Address","Work City","Work County","Work Post Code","Work Country","Job Title","Department","Organisation","Web Page 1","Web Page 2","Birth Month","Custom 1","Custom 2","Custom 3","Custom 4","Notes"
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*::"First Name","Last Name","Display Name","Nickname","Primary Email","Secondary Email","Screen Name","Work Phone","Home Phone","Fax Number","Pager Number","Mobile Number","Home Address","Home City","Home County","Home Post Code","Home Country","Work Address","Work City","Work County","Work Post Code","Work Country","Job Title","Department","Organisation","Web Page 1","Web Page 2","Birth Month","Custom 1","Custom 2","Custom 3","Custom 4","Notes"
"John","Doe","John Doe","John","John.Doe@example.com","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","",""
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*::"John","Doe","John Doe","John","John.Doe@example.com","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","",""</pre>
 
 
  
 
* Import using this command:
 
* Import using this command:
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*:<pre>curl -k -u admin@example.com:admin_pass --upload-file /tmp/contact.csv https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com/Contacts?fmt=csv</pre>
  
curl -k -u admin@example.com:admin_pass --upload-file /tmp/contact.csv https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com/Contacts?fmt=csv
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Using the above command, the admin can import contacts for all users. Just change <code>user@example.com</code> to the relevant user's address.
 
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If you're using a valid SSL certificate, <code>-k</code> can be omitted.
 
 
Using the above command, the admin can import contacts for all users. Just change 'user@example.com' to the relevant user's address. If you're using a valid SSL certificate, '-k' can be omitted.
 
  
  
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Latest revision as of 19:58, 28 April 2020

Importing contacts via CSV using curl


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Problem

When trying to import a contact via CSV file using curl. we get the following error in the mailbox.log file:

 2016-01-22 13:31:04,844 INFO  [qtp509886383-729:https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com/Contacts?fmt=csv [name=admin@zcs.va;mid=9;ip=127.0.0.1;] UserServlet - POST: https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com
 2016-01-22 13:31:04,845 INFO  [qtp509886383-729:https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com/Contacts?fmt=csv] [name=admin@zcs.va;mid=9;ip=127.0.0.1;] mailbox - UserServlet received file unknown - 195 request bytes


Solution

  • Ensure the CSV is in the following format:
    "First Name","Last Name","Display Name","Nickname","Primary Email","Secondary Email","Screen Name","Work Phone","Home Phone","Fax Number","Pager Number","Mobile Number","Home Address","Home City","Home County","Home Post Code","Home Country","Work Address","Work City","Work County","Work Post Code","Work Country","Job Title","Department","Organisation","Web Page 1","Web Page 2","Birth Month","Custom 1","Custom 2","Custom 3","Custom 4","Notes"
    "John","Doe","John Doe","John","John.Doe@example.com","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","",""
  • Import using this command:
    curl -k -u admin@example.com:admin_pass --upload-file /tmp/contact.csv https://localhost:7071/home/user@example.com/Contacts?fmt=csv

Using the above command, the admin can import contacts for all users. Just change user@example.com to the relevant user's address. If you're using a valid SSL certificate, -k can be omitted.


Submitted by: Shashank Shekhar Tewari
Verified Against: ZCS 8.8 Date Created: 2020-04-13
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Change/Importing_contacts_via_CSV_using_curl Date Modified: 2020-04-28



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