Thanks Nicola & Peter B.,

I was hoping we could script new-user creation like this, and
that someone else had already done this with the Galaxy API
(and Bioblend). This looks great!

Thank you both,

Peter C.

On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 10:43 AM, Peter Briggs
<peter.bri...@manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hello Peter
>
> Following on from Nicola's suggestion: a while ago I had a go at writing
> some command line tools using Bioblend to try and do some of my Galaxy admin
> tasks via the API, including creating new user accounts so I'd also
> recommend this route as much much easier than attempting to interact with
> the API directly.
>
> The tools I wrote are here if you'd like to look at some an example of using
> Bioblend for this, to get you started:
>
> https://github.com/pjbriggs/nebulizer/blob/master/nebulizer/users.py
>
> As long as the user that the API key belongs to is an admin user (or if
> you're using a master API key) this works fine.
>
> HTH
>
> Best wishes
>
> Peter
>
>
> On 29/08/16 17:37, Nicola Soranzo wrote:
>>
>> Hi Peter,
>> why not use BioBlend?
>>
>>
>> https://bioblend.readthedocs.io/en/latest/api_docs/galaxy/all.html#module-bioblend.galaxy.users
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Nicola
>>
>> ---- Peter Cock ha scritto ----
>>
>>> Thanks Hans-Rudolf,
>>>
>>> Yes - you are right. The wiki does link there but it wasn't obvious to
>>> me.
>>> Reading the UserAPIController link source code suggests as long as
>>> I am authenticated as a Galaxy Admin, I could use this to create new
>>> user accounts:
>>>
>>>
>>> https://docs.galaxyproject.org/en/master/_modules/galaxy/webapps/galaxy/api/users.html#UserAPIController.create
>>>
>>> Thank looks very promising...
>>>
>>> Peter
>>>
>>> On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 4:36 PM, Hans-Rudolf Hotz <h...@fmi.ch> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Peter
>>>>
>>>> I guess it is here:
>>>>
>>>> https://docs.galaxyproject.org/en/master/api_doc.html
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards,  Hans-Rudolf
>>>>
>>>> On 08/29/2016 05:27 PM, Peter Cock wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi Martin,
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd like to look into creating new users via the API (where we can
>>>>> control the email address and username format for integration with our
>>>>> cluster), and have the web-interface forbid users from
>>>>> self-registration.
>>>>>
>>>>> The read-the-docs site you mentioned in this old email (below) doesn't
>>>>> exist anymore, and the API wiki page doesn't seem to link to something
>>>>> similar:
>>>>>
>>>>> https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Admin/API
>>>>>
>>>>> Where is the official API documentation now?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>> Peter
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 4:34 AM, Martin Čech <mar...@bx.psu.edu
>>>>> <mailto:mar...@bx.psu.edu>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>     Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>>     you specify username, password and email in the body (payload) of
>>>>>     the POST as Key:Value pairs.
>>>>>
>>>>>     Code from the API method: (
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> https://galaxy-central.readthedocs.org/en/latest/_modules/galaxy/webapps/galaxy/api/users.html#UserAPIController.create
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> <https://galaxy-central.readthedocs.org/en/latest/_modules/galaxy/webapps/galaxy/api/users.html#UserAPIController.create>
>>>>>     )
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> username=payload['username']email=payload['email']password=payload['password']
>>>>>
>>>>>     There are also other conditions that need to be fulfilled (e.g.
>>>>> user
>>>>>     creation has to be turned on in the configuration) - you will find
>>>>>     these when you look at the source code of the method (because the
>>>>>     documentation is not perfect yet, sorry).
>>>>>
>>>>>     M.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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