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How assign custom User ID's in Joomla 2.5

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2013-04-12 10:09 am EST

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Hello All,

I would like to automatically assign custom user ID’s from a file (or random number generator) instead of having Joomla 2.5 automatically assign one in sequence. Can anyone tell me how to do this?

Thank you for any help you can give.

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2013-04-12 6:21 pm EST
Hello Tk748m,

I spent some researching this but I did not find a clear answer. I found this article about a Joomla extension:

Users Generator

But, it appears to be Joomla 1.5. I see a lot of things for a password generator, but unfortunately not for user generation in Joomla. You might want put up a post in Joomla forums and you may get a solid answer or solution. Otherwise, you may want try asking a developer for help in creating the solution you need.

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Arnel C.
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Hi Arnel C.

Thank you for responding to my question. I too have researched this topic with similar results. I know the User_ID's are generated from somewhere in Joomla but I can't discover how to access that file or modify it. I will keep looking.
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2013-04-12 6:26 pm EST
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