URL: http://GPUDB_IP_ADDRESS:GPUDB_PORT/create/user/external

Creates a new external user (a user whose credentials are managed by an external LDAP).

Input Parameter Description

namestringName of the user to be created. Must exactly match the user's name in the external LDAP, prefixed with a @. Must not be the same name as an existing user.
optionsmap of string to stringsOptional parameters. The default value is an empty map ( {} ).

Output Parameter Description

The GPUdb server embeds the endpoint response inside a standard response structure which contains status information and the actual response to the query. Here is a description of the various fields of the wrapper:

statusString'OK' or 'ERROR'
messageStringEmpty if success or an error message
data_typeString'create_user_external_request' or 'none' in case of an error
dataStringEmpty string
data_strJSON or String

This embedded JSON represents the result of the /create/user/external endpoint:

namestringValue of input parameter name.
infomap of string to stringsAdditional information.

Empty string in case of an error.