Use AdminCreateUser with an Amazon SDK or CLI - Amazon Cognito
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Use AdminCreateUser with an Amazon SDK or CLI

The following code examples show how to use AdminCreateUser.

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Amazon CLI

To create a user

The following admin-create-user example creates a user with the specified settings email address and phone number.

aws cognito-idp admin-create-user \ --user-pool-id us-west-2_aaaaaaaaa \ --username diego \ --user-attributes Name=email, Name=phone_number,Value="+15555551212" \ --message-action SUPPRESS


{ "User": { "Username": "diego", "Attributes": [ { "Name": "sub", "Value": "7325c1de-b05b-4f84-b321-9adc6e61f4a2" }, { "Name": "phone_number", "Value": "+15555551212" }, { "Name": "email", "Value": "" } ], "UserCreateDate": 1548099495.428, "UserLastModifiedDate": 1548099495.428, "Enabled": true, "UserStatus": "FORCE_CHANGE_PASSWORD" } }
SDK for Go V2

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type CognitoActions struct { CognitoClient *cognitoidentityprovider.Client } // AdminCreateUser uses administrator credentials to add a user to a user pool. This method leaves the user // in a state that requires they enter a new password next time they sign in. func (actor CognitoActions) AdminCreateUser(userPoolId string, userName string, userEmail string) error { _, err := actor.CognitoClient.AdminCreateUser(context.TODO(), &cognitoidentityprovider.AdminCreateUserInput{ UserPoolId: aws.String(userPoolId), Username: aws.String(userName), MessageAction: types.MessageActionTypeSuppress, UserAttributes: []types.AttributeType{{Name: aws.String("email"), Value: aws.String(userEmail)}}, }) if err != nil { var userExists *types.UsernameExistsException if errors.As(err, &userExists) { log.Printf("User %v already exists in the user pool.", userName) err = nil } else { log.Printf("Couldn't create user %v. Here's why: %v\n", userName, err) } } return err }

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