Using the CLI to Perform Administrator Actions

If you have administrator privileges for your account, you can use the CLI App to perform administrator actions.

For example, you can create a user account with this command:

files-cli users create --username="amy" --password="S0meRea11yLongP@ssw0rd" --authentication-method="password" --name="Amy Anybody" --company="Amy’s Company Name" --notes="Some notes about Amy." --user-root="/users/amy"

You can also configure various items, such as Folder Settings, using the CLI App.

For example, you can configure automatic new user folders using the following command:

files-cli behaviors create --path="/path/to/folder" --behavior="create_user_folders" --value='{ "permission":"full", "additional_permission":"bundle", "existing_users":false, "group_id":1, "new_folder_name":"username", "subfolders":[]}'

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