Adding Users to Elastifile Management

Elastifile allows admin to create new admin, provisioner or viewer users and to do that you can use the CLI in following manner : 

  • Login to the EMS by SSH
  • Run the following command 
elfs-cli role list

This will show you the various role-ids that can be used in the following command as a  role-ids paramenter accordingly : 

  • Create Admin user : Run the following command 

    elfs-cli user create --login $USERNAME --email $USER_EMAIL --admin --password=$PASSWORD --password-confirmation=$PASSWORD

  • Create Viewer/Read Only user : Run the following command 

    elfs-cli user create --login $USERNAME --email $USER_EMAIL --no-admin --password $PASSWORD --password-confirmation $PASSWORD --role-ids 1

  • Create Provisioner user : Run the following command 

    elfs-cli user create --login $USERNAME --email $USER_EMAIL --no-admin --password $PASSWORD --password-confirmation $PASSWORD --role-ids 2

 

Reference

$USERNAME : username of the new user

$USER_EMAIL : email of the new user 

$PASSWORD : password of the user

 

Please contact Google Elastifile support at https://support.elastifile.com if you need any further help. 

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