Security

Can we create a user with Splunk Rest API access?

seema2502
Explorer

Hi,
can we create user with Splunk Rest APIs access.
Thanks,
Seema

aljohnson_splun
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Yes, you definitely can.

Endpoint Description:

 https://<host>:<mPort>/services/authentication/users

Example:

 curl -k -u admin:changeme https://localhost:8089/services/authentication/users -d name=User1 -d password=changeme -d roles=admin

References:

  1. REST API Manual
  2. This Answer
  3. See line 51 of this gist written in C#.
  4. See this page that has an example in the PHP SDK.