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Create a user

InfluxDB OSS only

Use the InfluxDB user interface (UI) or the influx command line interface (CLI) to create a user.

Create a user in the InfluxDB UI

Additional users cannot be created in the InfluxDB UI.

Create a user using the influx CLI

To create a new user, use the influx user create command and include the following:

  • Username
  • Organization name or organization ID to add the user to (provided in the output of influx org list)

    # Syntax
    influx user create -n <username> -o <org-name>
    
    # Example
    influx user create -n johndoe -o example-org

Create a user with a password and organization

To create a new user with a password and add the user as a member of an organization, include a password and organization ID with the influx user create command.

  • Username
  • Organization name or organization ID to add the user to (provided in the output of influx org list)
  • Password

    # Syntax
    influx user create -n <username> -p <password> -o <org-name>
    
    # Example
    influx user create -n johndoe -p PaSsWoRd -o example-org

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