Adds groups to Access Control using an ANSI or UTF-8 encoded CSV file that was uploaded to the environment.

You use the uploadFile command to upload files to an environment. The file format is as follows:

Group Name,Description
Example_grp1,My test group
Example_grp2,My other test group

Group names are not case-sensitive. When the command execution finishes, EPM Automate prints information about each failed entry to the console. Review this information to understand why the command execution failed for some entries in the CSV file.

Applies to

Planning, Planning Modules, FreeForm, Financial Consolidation and Close, Tax Reporting, Account Reconciliation, Profitability and Cost Management, Enterprise Profitability and Cost Management, Oracle Enterprise Data Management Cloud, Narrative Reporting, Sales Planning, and Strategic Workforce Planning.

Required Roles

Service Administrator or Access Control Manager


epmautomate createGroups FILE_NAME where FILE_NAME is the name of a CSV file containing group names and descriptions.


epmautomate createGroups group_file.CSV