SDK Java v2.x

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createUser #

Create a new user in Kuzzle.

There is a small delay between user creation and its availability in our search layer (usually a couple of seconds).
That means that a user that was just created might not be returned immediately by the searchUsers function.

createUser(id, user, [options], [callback]) #

Arguments Type Description
id string Unique user identifier
user JSON Object A plain JSON object representing the user (see below)
options string (Optional) Optional arguments
callback function Callback handling the response
refresh string If set to wait_for, Kuzzle will wait the persistence layer to finish indexing (available with Elasticsearch 5.x and above)

The user object to provide must have the following properties:

  • content (JSON object): user global properties
    • This object must contain a profileIds properties, an array of strings listing the security profiles to be attached to the new user
    • Any other property will be copied as additional global user information
  • credentials (JSON object): a description of how the new user can identify themselves on Kuzzle
    • Any number of credentials can be added, each one being an object with name equal to the authentication strategy used to authenticate the user, and with the login data as content.
    • If this object is left empty, the user will be created in Kuzzle but the will not be able to login.

Options #

Filter Type Description Default
queuable boolean Make this request queuable or not true

Callback Response #

Returns a User object.

Usage #

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JSONObject content = new JSONObject()
  // A "profileIds" field is required to bind a user to existing profiles
  .put("profileIds", new JSONArray()
  // You can also set custom fields to your user
  .put("firstname", "John")
  .put("lastname", "Doe");
JSONObject newUser = new JSONObject().put("content", content);
JSONObject credentials = new JSONObject()
  // Authentication strategy to use
  .put("local", new JSONObject()
    // The necessary information to provide vary,
    // depending on the chosen authentication strategy
    .put("password", "secret password")
    .put("username", "jdoe")
newUser.put("credentials", credentials);
Options opts = new Options();
  .createUser("myNewUser", newUser, opts, new ResponseListener<User>() {
    public void onSuccess(User user) {
    public void onError(JSONObject error) {