FinSpaceData / Client / create_user



Creates a new user in FinSpace.


This operation is deprecated and may not function as expected. This operation should not be used going forward and is only kept for the purpose of backwards compatiblity.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.create_user(
  • emailAddress (string) –


    The email address of the user that you want to register. The email address serves as a uniquer identifier for each user and cannot be changed after it’s created.

  • type (string) –


    The option to indicate the type of user. Use one of the following options to specify this parameter:

    • SUPER_USER – A user with permission to all the functionality and data in FinSpace.

    • APP_USER – A user with specific permissions in FinSpace. The users are assigned permissions by adding them to a permission group.

  • firstName (string) – The first name of the user that you want to register.

  • lastName (string) – The last name of the user that you want to register.

  • apiAccess (string) –

    The option to indicate whether the user can use the GetProgrammaticAccessCredentials API to obtain credentials that can then be used to access other FinSpace Data API operations.

    • ENABLED – The user has permissions to use the APIs.

    • DISABLED – The user does not have permissions to use any APIs.

  • apiAccessPrincipalArn (string) – The ARN identifier of an AWS user or role that is allowed to call the GetProgrammaticAccessCredentials API to obtain a credentials token for a specific FinSpace user. This must be an IAM role within your FinSpace account.

  • clientToken (string) –

    A token that ensures idempotency. This token expires in 10 minutes.

    This field is autopopulated if not provided.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'userId': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • userId (string) –

      The unique identifier for the user.


  • FinSpaceData.Client.exceptions.InternalServerException

  • FinSpaceData.Client.exceptions.ValidationException

  • FinSpaceData.Client.exceptions.ThrottlingException

  • FinSpaceData.Client.exceptions.AccessDeniedException

  • FinSpaceData.Client.exceptions.LimitExceededException

  • FinSpaceData.Client.exceptions.ConflictException