Create a User


Adds a new user to your site. Only site administrators can create a new user.



Replace with your site address.

Request Body Schema

NameData TypeNotes
access_tokenstringRequired. The session key that identifies which user is authenticated. Either an access token returned by the authenticateUser function, or a a user API Key.
usernamestring Required. Username of user to be created. This should follow standard username conventions - spaces are not allowed, etc.
nicknamestringThe full name for the new user.
destinationFolderstringRequired. A path that the user will be given permission to. Users who will be site administrators should have a destinationFolder of "/"
The path that is provided here will be used as the user_root for FTP.
emailstringRequired. Must be a valid email address.
passwordstringRequired. The password for the new user. Passwords cannot be set to common words or passwords which have been published on the dark web.
rolestringRequired. Send "admin" if the new user should be a site administrator, or "user" otherwise.
Possible values: admin, user.
permissionsstringRequired. A CSV string of ExaVault-style user permissions, which will be translated into privileges.
For example: specifiying "upload,download,list" will create a read/write user.
timeZonestringRequired. Time zone, used for accurate time display within the application.
Must be one of the allowed time zone identifiers.
"UTC" is not a valid option.
expirationdate-timeOptional timestamp when the user should expire.
Format is "YYYY-mm-dd HH:MM:SS".
Must be in the future; you cannot retroactively expire a user account.
lockedbooleanIf true, the user will account will be disabled.

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