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Command Reference 10

OceanStor 18500 V3 and 18800 V3 Mission Critical Storage System V300R003

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create user

create user


The create user command is used to create users or user groups. You can create different levels of users to manage and utilize the storage system by running this command.


create user type=? user_name=? level=? [ role_id=? ]





type=? Type of a user.

The value can be "local", "domain_user", or "domain_group", where:

  • "local": local user.
  • "domain_user": domain user.
  • "domain_group": domain group.
user_name=? Name of a user or user group.
  • For a local user, the value must start with a letter and contain 5 to 32 ASCII characters including digits, letters, and underscores (_).
  • For a domain user or a domain group, the value contains 1 to 64 ASCII characters for which spaces are expressed in "\s", the start and end characters cannot be spaces, and double quotation marks (") and single quotation mark (') and question mark (?) are excluded.
level=? Level of a user or user group.

The value can be "super_admin", "admin" or "guest", where:

  • "super_admin": indicates a user at the super administrator level.
  • "admin": administrator.
  • "guest": read-only user.
The "super_admin" parameter is available only when "type" is set to "local".
role_id=? User role ID.

1.The value of role_id is fixed to 9 for backup administrator.2.This parameter can be selected only when the local user and level is an administrator or a read-only user.


Super administrator

Usage Guidelines

  • This command provides an interactive mode for entering passwords. When you are entering a password, the password is displayed behind asterisks.
  • The password consists of 8 to 16 characters and is case-sensitive.
  • The password must contain special characters including ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) - _ = + \ | [ { } ] ; :' " , < . > / ? and spaces.
  • The password must meet the following password complexity requirements:
    • When "password complex" is set to "Normal", the password must contain at least two of the following three: lowercase letters, uppercase letters, and digits.
    • when "password complex" is set to "High", the password must contain lowercase letters, uppercase letters, and digits.
  • The password must be different from the username and mirror writing of the username.
  • One character cannot appear for more than three times consecutively.
You can use the "change safe_strategy" command to change the password and login policies of a storage system.


  • Create local administrator "testuser".

    admin:/>create user type=local user_name=testuser level=admin
    Reenter password:*********
    Command executed successfully.
    CAUTION: The user has been successfully created. The user can log in to the storage system after one minute.
  • None

System Response


Updated: 2019-07-22

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