Creates a new user under a particular contract. Please Note: The password set here cannot be updated through the API currently. It is recommended that a new user log into the DCD and change their password.

knife ionoscloud user create (options)

Available options:

Required options:

  • firstname

  • lastname

  • email

  • password

  • ionoscloud_username

  • ionoscloud_password

firstname: --firstname FIRSTNAME, -f FIRSTNAME
firstname of the user. (required)
lastname: --lastname LASTNAME, -l LASTNAME
lastname of the user. (required)
email: --email EMAIL
an e-mail address for the user. (required)
password: --password PASSWORD, -p PASSWORD
a password for the user. (required)
administrator: --admin ADMIN, -a ADMIN
assigns the user have administrative rights.
force_sec_auth: --force-sec-auth
indicates if secure (two-factor) authentication should be forced for the user.
sec_auth_active: --sec-auth
indicates if secure authentication is active for the user or not.
active: --active
indicates if the user is active.
ionoscloud_username: --username USERNAME, -u USERNAME
your Ionoscloud username (required)
ionoscloud_password: --password PASSWORD, -p PASSWORD
your Ionoscloud password (required)
extra_config_file: --extra-config EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH, -e EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH
path to the additional config file


knife ionoscloud user create --firstname FIRSTNAME --lastname LASTNAME --email EMAIL --password PASSWORD --admin ADMIN --force-sec-auth --sec-auth --active --username USERNAME --password PASSWORD --extra-config EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH