Creating a machine user

You must create a machine user for programmatic access to CDP Private Cloud.


Management Console UI

  1. Sign in to the CDP console.
  2. Click Management Console.
  3. Select User Management > Users.
  4. From the Actions menu, select Create Machine User.
  5. Provide a name and click Create.


  1. Use the following command to create the machine user:
    cdp iam create-machine-user  \
    --machine-user-name MACHINE_USER_NAME 
  2. Generate an API access key for your machine user by using the following command:
    cdp iam create-machine-user-access-key \
        --machine-user-name MACHINE_USER_NAME
What to do next: You must generate an access key for the machine user.