doctl databases user create

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doctl databases user create <database-id> <user-name> [flags]




This command creates a user with the username you specify, who will be granted access to the database cluster you specify.

The user will be created with the role set to normal, and given an automatically-generated password.

To retrieve a list of your databases and their IDs, call doctl databases list.


Option Description
--help , -h Help for this command
--mysql-auth-plugin set auth mode for MySQL users
Command Description
doctl databases user Display commands for managing database users

Global Flags

Option Description
--access-token, -t API V2 access token
--api-url, -u Override default API endpoint
--config, -c Specify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--context Specify a custom authentication context name
--interactive Enable interactive behavior. Defaults to true if the terminal supports it (default false)
Default: false
--output, -o Desired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--trace Show a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -v Enable verbose output
Default: false