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The create-all-user-directories command-line tool creates a folder in the /users directory for each of the users that you identify. You then can pre-populate those user folders with content. Before running the create-all-user-directories command-line tool, you first must grant each user virtual hard drive space on the system and define each user's institution role.

When you run this tool, the following directories are created:

  • Course folders in courses
  • Organization folders in organizations
  • Course folders in eReserves

The courses and organizations must already exist in Blackboard Learn for the folders to be created in the Content Collection. The ability to create folders corresponds to the availability of the /courses and /organization areas. If, for example, /courses is not available, folders cannot be created for /courses.

If this tool is not run, the user folder is created the first time a user accesses the Content Collection.