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#99807 (In Topic #19599)

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Needing clarification on subscriber id and confirmation code

Ok, I have subscribers_1.csv opened in excel.  I need to add a few addresses and remove some others.
1. Is it necessary for me to manually input the subscriber id or will the engine do that once I import the file back in to ocPortal?

2.  I'm seeing the confirmation code on each address is set to 0.  If I set this to 1 will it unsubscribe that address?

3. Finally, If I don't delete the current subscribers from the list before the import will it double subscribe that subscriber?
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1) The subscriber ID column will be ignored.

2) I think the confirmation code column will also be ignored. Setting it to 1 definitely would not unsubscribe though.

3) Members cannot be double subscribed, I think it would just skip over the second record.

Regarding points 1/2, the CSV export tries to provide lots of info, for general purposes unknown. The CSV import is more focused on just getting data in there, and not extraneous features like confirmations and IDs.

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Ok, I gottcha.  Make sense.  Thanks a bunch.
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