XIA Automation Tutorial

Automatic Bulk Google User Account Creator

This tutorial describes how to bulk create user accounts in Google using our software XIA Automation.

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Tutorial Outcomes

Learn how to use XIA Automation to:

  • Green tick Create user accounts in Google
  • Green tick Bulk create user accounts in Google
  • Green tick Generate passwords that meet your organization's policy

1. Create the Automation Profile

Create a new automation profile in the XIA Automation Administration Tools. Set the permissions as required.

Screenshot of a new automation profile in XIA Automation
Create a new automation profile

2. Create the Variables

Add the variables you need to create users in Google such as FirstName, Surname, Primary Email and Password.

Screenshot of variable definitions in XIA Automation
Create the variables you need

3. Hide the generated variables

The Password variable will be generated by XIA Automation so it can be set to hidden. This hides it from the end user when the profile is executed via form input in the XIA Automation Server web interface.

Screenshot of variable access settings in XIA Automation
Hide the password variable from the end user

4. Create the Password Generation Task

To generate a password that meets your organization's policy, create a new Password Generation Task:

Screenshot of the Password Generation Task in the New Automation Task right click context menu

Assign the Password variable as the output variable and specify the settings as required.

Screenshot of a password generation task in XIA Automation
Use a task to generate a password

5. Configure the Account Creation Task

Create a new Google Account Creation Task:

Screenshot of the Google Account Creation Task in the New Automation Task right click context menu

Configure the task settings as required and assign the variables to the appropriate fields. Ensure this task is below the password generation task.

Screenshot of a Google user account creation task in XIA Automation
Assign your variables to the appropriate fields in the task settings

Press Save Configuration before executing the automation profile.

6. Create a Google Account

Execute the Create Google User Account Automation Profile, either manually via the form input in the XIA Automation Server web interface, or in bulk via CSV, or automatically via file import.

Screenshot of the form input in the XIA Automation Server web interface
Bulk create Google user accounts using CSV import

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