doctl databases user get

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




This command retrieves the following details about the specified user:

  • The username for the user
  • The password for the user
  • The user’s role. The value will be either “primary” or “normal”.

Primary user accounts are created by DigitalOcean at database cluster creation time and can’t be deleted. Normal user accounts are created by you. Both have administrative privileges on the database cluster.

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

To retrieve a list of database users for a database, call doctl databases user list <database-id>.


Option Description
--format Columns for output in a comma-separated list. Possible values: ```Name, Role, Password`.
--help , -h Help for this command
--no-header Return raw data with no headers
Default: false
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