Creates a RAM user.

Debugging

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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes CreateUser

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to CreateUser.

UserName String Yes zhangq****

The name of the RAM user.

The name must be 1 to 64 characters in length and can contain letters, digits, periods (.), hyphens (-), and underscores (_).

DisplayName String No zhangq****

The display name of the RAM user.

The name must be 1 to 128 characters in length, and can contain letters, digits, periods (.), at signs (@), and hyphens (-).

MobilePhone String No 86-1868888****

The mobile phone number of the RAM user.

Format: <International area code>-<Mobile phone number>

Email String No zhangq****@example.com

The email address of the RAM user.

Comments String No This is a cloud computing engineer.

The description of the RAM user.

The description must be 1 to 128 characters in length.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 04F0F334-1335-436C-A1D7-6C044FE73368

The ID of the request.

User Struct

The information about the RAM user.

Comments String This is a cloud computing engineer.

The description of the RAM user.

CreateDate String 2015-01-23T12:33:18Z

The time when the RAM user was created.

DisplayName String zhangq****

The display name of the RAM user.

Email String zhangq****@example.com

The email address of the RAM user.

MobilePhone String 86-1868888****

The mobile phone number of the RAM user.

UserId String 122748924538****

The unique ID of the RAM user.

UserName String zhangq****

The name of the RAM user.

Examples

Sample requests

https://ram.aliyuncs.com/?Action=CreateUser
&UserName=zhangq****
&DisplayName=zhangq****
&MobilePhone=86-1868888****
&Email=zhangq****@example.com
&Comments=This is a cloud computing engineer.
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

<CreateUserResponse>
      <RequestId>04F0F334-1335-436C-A1D7-6C044FE73368</RequestId>
      <User>
            <UserId>122748924538****</UserId>
            <UserName>zhangq****</UserName>
            <DisplayName>zhangq****</DisplayName>
            <MobilePhone>86-1868888****</MobilePhone>
            <Email>zhangq****@example.com</Email>
            <Comments>This is a cloud computing engineer. </Comments>
            <CreateDate>2015-01-23T12:33:18Z</CreateDate>
      </User>
</CreateUserResponse>

JSON format

{
    "RequestId": "04F0F334-1335-436C-A1D7-6C044FE73368",
    "User": {
        "UserId": "122748924538****",
        "UserName": "zhangq****",
        "DisplayName":"zhangq****",
        "MobilePhone":"86-1868888****",
        "Email":"zhangq****@example.com",
        "Comments":"This is a cloud computing engineer.",
        "CreateDate": "2015-01-23T12:33:18Z"
    }
}

Error codes

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After a RAM user is created, you can perform the following operations:

  • You can call the CreateLoginProfile operation to allow the RAM user to log on the Alibaba Cloud Management Console. For more information, see CreateLoginProfile.
  • You can call the CreateAccessKey operation to create an AccessKey pair for the RAM user. For more information, see CreateAccessKey.