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Create a user

Created by s.yearsley, last modified by c.neale on 23 Nov 2020

Creating a user can be done by POST'ing user profile details resource to the users resource collection.

If you need to created the user with a suspended/disabled status, if you need users to validate their email addresses prior to being able to access the system for example, then you can pass an optional uri parameter of ?suspended=true.  Use the unsuspend a user endpoint to allow the user to log in.

POST/api/security/users

Parameter

NameParameter typeTypeFormatDescriptionRequired
userbodyobjectuserThe user to createtrue

Examples

Request to create a user

POST: /api/security/users
{
    "username": "tdurden",
    "email": "t.turden@fightclub.com",
    "firstname": "Tyler",
    "lastname": "Durden",
    "timezone": "America/New_York",
    "language": "en-US",
    "custom": {
        "department": "Soap sales"
    },
    "credentials": {
        "password": "pr0j3ctM4yh3m"
    }
}

Request to create a user with an initial status of suspended

POST: /api/security/users?suspended=true
{
    "username": "tdurden",
    "email": "t.turden@fightclub.com",
    "firstname": "Tyler",
    "lastname": "Durden",
    "timezone": "America/New_York",
    "language": "en-US",
    "custom": {
        "department": "Soap sales"
    },
    "credentials": {
        "password": "pr0j3ctM4yh3m"
    }
}

Remarks

If a username is not provided then the email will be used as the username.

Passwords must comply with the user password policy.

Responses

HTTP status codeReasonModel
201CreatedUser
401UnauthorizedError
403ForbiddenError
404User not foundError
409Resource already existsError
422Validation errorError
500Internal server errorError