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How to seed Accounts and Pods

If you need to seed accounts and pods, the --seedConfig command line option can be used with as value the path to a JSON file containing configurations for every required pod. The file needs to contain an array of JSON objects, with each object containing at least an email, and password field. Multiple pod objects can also be assigned to such an object in the pods array to create pods for the account, with contents being the same as its corresponding JSON API.

For example:

    "email": "",
    "password": "abc123"
    "email": "",
    "password": "123abc",
    "pods": [
      { "name": "pod1" },
      { "name": "pod2" }

This feature cannot be used to register pods with pre-existing WebIDs, which requires an interactive validation step, unless you disable the WebID ownership check in your server configuration.

Note that pod seeding is made for a default server setup with standard email/password login. If you add a new login method you will need to create a new implementation of pod seeding if you want to use it.