To create multiple supplier organizations:

  1. Go to Manage > Administration > Server Import/Export > select a partition = partition/None > Export tab > Export Suppliers > Click Run > Click Ok
  2. Save the file to your computer
  3. Fill in ExternalOrganizationID (make sure it starts with sid####), OrganizationName, IsSupplier = Yes, IsCustomer= No, fill in other information column E-M (optional)
  4. Save the file
  5. Go to Manage > Administration > Server Import/Export > select a partition = partition/None > Import tab > Import External Organizations > Run > Select Load and upload the file > Click Run > Refresh the status until it says Completed

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To create multiple users in a supplier organization:

  1. Use the attached template: SharedUser.csv
  2. Remove all suppliers in the document
  3. Fill in the following:
    1. UniqueName = create a userID
    2. Make PasswordAdapter = SourcingSupplierUser
    3. Name
    4. Email Address
    5. ***Leave Supervisor.UniqueName blank***
    6. Make Supervisor.PasswordAdapter = SourcingSupplierUser
    7. Fill in DefaultCurrency and LocaleId.UniqueName
    8. Organization.SystemID = the system ID for supplier organization that user is in
  4. Save the file
  5. Go to Manage > Administration > Server Import/Export > select a partition = partition/None > Import tab > SharedUserPull > Run > select Create and upload the file > Click Run > Refresh the status until it says Completed

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