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Create a User

Note

Groups and projects are synonymous terms. Your {GROUP-ID} is the same as your project id. For existing groups, your group/project id remains the same. This page uses the more familiar term group when referring to descriptions. The endpoint remains as stated in the document.

Base URL: https://cloud.mongodb.com/api/public/v1.0

Resource

POST /users

Create a new user.

Request Path Parameters

This endpoint does not use HTTP request path parameters.

Request Query Parameters

This endpoint may use any of the HTTP request query parameters available to all Cloud Manager API resources. These are all optional.

Name Type Description Default
pretty boolean Indicates whether the response body should be in a prettyprint format. false
envelope boolean

Indicates whether or not to wrap the response in an envelope.

Some API clients cannot access the HTTP response headers or status code. To remediate this, set envelope=true in the query.

For endpoints that return one result, the response body includes:

status
HTTP response code
envelope
The expected response body
false

Request Body Parameters

All fields are required.

Name Type Description
id string Unique identifier.
username string Cloud Manager username.
password string Password. This field is NOT included in the entity returned from the server. It can only be sent in the entity body when creating a new user.
emailAddress string Email address.
mobileNumber string Mobile number.
firstName string First name.
lastName string Last name.
roles object array Role assignments.
roles.groupId string The group ID in which the user has the specified role. Note that for the “global” roles (those whose name starts with GLOBAL_) there is no groupId since these roles are not tied to a group.
roles.roleName string

The name of the role. Possible values are:

Value Description
ORG_MEMBER Organization Member
ORG_READ_ONLY Organization Read Only
ORG_BILLING_ADMIN Organization Billing Admin
ORG_GROUP_CREATOR Organization Project Creator
ORG_OWNER Organization Owner
GROUP_ATLAS_ADMIN Project Admin (Atlas)
GROUP_AUTOMATION_ADMIN Project Automation Admin
GROUP_BACKUP_ADMIN Project Backup Admin
GROUP_MONITORING_ADMIN Project Monitoring Admin
GROUP_OWNER Project Owner
GROUP_READ_ONLY Project Read Only
GROUP_USER_ADMIN Project User Admin
GROUP_BILLING_ADMIN Project Billing Admin
GROUP_DATA_ACCESS_ADMIN Project Data Access Admin

Response

The HTTP document contains each of the following elements:

Name Type Description
emailAddress string Email address.
firstName string First name.
id string Unique identifier.
username string Cloud Manager username.
mobileNumber string Mobile number.
lastName string Last name.
links object array Links to related sub-resources. All links arrays in responses include at least one link called self. The relations between URLs are explained in the Web Linking Specification.
roles object array Role assignments.
roles.groupId string The ID of the group in which the user has the specified role.
roles.orgId string The ID of the organization in which the user has the specified role.
roles.roleName string

The name of the role. Accepted values are:

Note

The users resource returns all the roles the user has in both Cloud Manager and MongoDB Atlas.

Value Description
ORG_MEMBER Organization Member
ORG_READ_ONLY Organization Read Only
ORG_BILLING_ADMIN Organization Billing Admin
ORG_GROUP_CREATOR Organization Project Creator
ORG_OWNER Organization Owner
GROUP_ATLAS_ADMIN Project Admin (Atlas)
GROUP_AUTOMATION_ADMIN Project Automation Admin
GROUP_BACKUP_ADMIN Project Backup Admin
GROUP_MONITORING_ADMIN Project Monitoring Admin
GROUP_OWNER Project Owner
GROUP_READ_ONLY Project Read Only
GROUP_USER_ADMIN Project User Admin
GROUP_BILLING_ADMIN Project Billing Admin
GROUP_DATA_ACCESS_ADMIN Project Data Access Admin

Example Request

curl -u "username:apiKey" -H "Content-Type: application/json" --digest -i -X POST "https://cloud.mongodb.com/api/public/v1.0/users" --data '
{
  "username": "jane",
  "emailAddress": "jane.doe@mongodb.com",
  "firstName": "Jane",
  "lastName": "Doe",
  "password": "M0ng0D8!:)",
  "roles": [{
    "groupId": "533daa30879bb2da07807696",
    "roleName": "GROUP_USER_ADMIN"
  },{
    "orgId" : "55555bbe3bd5253aea2d9b16",
    "roleName" : "ORG_MEMBER"
  }],
  "country": "US"
}'

Example Response

HTTP/1.1 201 Created

{
  "id" : "533dc19ce4b00835ff81e2eb",
  "username" : "jane",
  "emailAddress" : "jane.doe@mongodb.com",
  "firstName" : "Jane",
  "lastName" : "Doe",
  "roles" : [ {
    "groupId" : "533daa30879bb2da07807696",
    "roleName" : "GROUP_USER_ADMIN"
  },{
    "orgId" : "55555bbe3bd5253aea2d9b16",
    "roleName" : "ORG_MEMBER"
  } ],
  "links" : []
}