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Create a user

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

New! Cloud or OSS?

InfluxDB OSS 2.0 now generally available!

InfluxDB OSS 2.0 is now generally available and ready for production use. See the InfluxDB OSS 2.0 release notes.

For information about upgrading to InfluxDB OSS 2.0, see: