euare-usercreate man page

euare-usercreate ā€” Create a new user


euare-usercreate [-p PATH] [-g GROUP_NAME] [--verify] [-k] [-v | -w]

[-d DOMAIN] [-l] [--as-account ACCOUNT] [-U URL]

[--region USER@REGION] [-I KEY_ID] [-S KEY] [--security-token TOKEN] [--debug] [--debugger] [--version] [-h] USER


Create a new user

positional arguments


name of the new user (required)

optional arguments

-p PATH, --path PATH

path for the new user (default: "/")

-g GROUP_NAME, --group-name GROUP_NAME

also add the new user to a group


ensure the group given with -g exists before doing anything

-k, --create-accesskey

also create an access key for the new user and show it

-v, --verbose

show the new user's ARN and GUID

-w, --write-config

output access keys and region information in the form of a euca2ools.ini(5) configuration file instead of by themselves (implies -k)

-d DOMAIN, --domain DOMAIN

the DNS domain to use for region information in configuration file output (default: based on IAM URL)

-l, --set-default-user

set this user as the default user for the region in euca2ools.ini(5) configuration file output. This option is only useful when used with -w.

--as-account ACCOUNT

[Eucalyptus cloud admin only] run this command as the administrator of another account

-U URL, --url URL

identity service endpoint URL

--region USER@REGION

region and/or user names to search when looking up config file data

-I KEY_ID, --access-key-id KEY_ID

-S KEY, --secret-key KEY

--security-token TOKEN


show debugging output


launch interactive debugger on error


show the program's version and exit

-h, --help

show this help message and exit


December 2016 euca2ools 3.4