Apache CloudStack v4.2.0 Root Admin API Reference


Creates a user for an account that already exists

Request parameters

Parameter NameDescriptionRequired
accountCreates the user under the specified account. If no account is specified, the username will be used as the account name.true
passwordClear text password (Default hashed to SHA256SALT). If you wish to use any other hashing algorithm, you would need to write a custom authentication adapter See Docs section.true
usernameUnique username.true
domainidCreates the user under the specified domain. Has to be accompanied with the account parameterfalse
timezoneSpecifies a timezone for this command. For more information on the timezone parameter, see Time Zone Format.false
useridUser UUID, required for adding account from external provisioning systemfalse

Response Tags

Response NameDescription
idthe user ID
accountthe account name of the user
accountidthe account ID of the user
accounttypethe account type of the user
apikeythe api key of the user
createdthe date and time the user account was created
domainthe domain name of the user
domainidthe domain ID of the user
emailthe user email address
firstnamethe user firstname
iscallerchilddomainthe boolean value representing if the updating target is in caller's child domain
isdefaulttrue if user is default, false otherwise
lastnamethe user lastname
secretkeythe secret key of the user
statethe user state
timezonethe timezone user was created in
usernamethe user name