Create a User

In this building block you will see how to create a User.

Example

Ensure the following variables are set to your required values using any convenient method:

Key Description
USER_NAME The unique name of the User.
USER_DISPLAY_NAME The display name of the User.

Prerequisites

Use your existing application

You will need to use an existing Application in order to be able to create a User. See the Create Conversation building block for information on how to create an Application.

Write the code

Add the following to create-user.sh:

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curl -X "POST" "https://api.nexmo.com/beta/users" \
     -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$JWT\
     -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
     -d $'{
  "name": "$USER_NAME",
  "display_name": "$USER_DISPLAY_NAME"
}'

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Run your code

Save this file to your machine and run it:

$ bash create-user.sh

Try it out

When you run the code you will create a new User.