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Add management user

Adds a new management user.

Users created at SUPERVISOR level have full control, whereas USER level users are read-only.

HTTP request syntax (URI)
POST <base_URI>/v8/storage/file-devices/management/users
Name Type Required Values Description
userNameBODYY stringName of the new user to create.
accessLevelBODYYstringAccess level of the new user. Accepted values are:
  • USER
passwordBODYYstringPassword to associate with the new user.
Return codes
Code Data Description
201 managementUser Management user successfully added.
400 Error Message Missing or invalid request contents.
403Error MessageOperation forbidden by access level.
500 Error message Error associated with the storage system.

Any HTTP status code other than 201 indicates that the API did not complete successfully.

Request example: Add new read-only user called "bob"
curl -vk -H "X-Api-Key: zrxvSDAv9x.RIP4gkmKarG3beF.or.4Tc2im7oeqYN88C9XPGHxbXC" -X POST -d '{"userName":"bob", "accessLevel":"USER", "password":"passwd"}'
Response example
HTTP/1.1 201 Created
  "managementUser": {
    "accessLevel": "USER",
    "isDeletable": true,
    "isPasswordModifiable": true,
    "lastLogin": "none",
    "objectId": "626f623a3a3a555345523a3a3a303a3a3a4f49445f24232140255f56",
    "type": "NORMAL",
    "userName": "bob"
  "uri": ""


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