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Create User and Tenant

08/22/2018

Create a user and tenant in the Internet of Things Service Cockpit.

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  • How to create a user and a tenant in the Internet of Things Service Cockpit


Step 1: Create a User

Note:
You need an instance of the SAP Cloud Platform Internet of Things Service. You need the host name (referred to as <HOST_NAME>, which you can use to access the Internet of Things Service Cockpit. In addition, you get the instance owner credentials (name, password).

  1. Log on to the Internet of Things Service Cockpit with the instance owner credentials.

    https://<HOST_NAME>/iot/cockpit/
    
  2. Use the main menu to navigate to the Users section of the User Management category.

  3. Choose + above the Users list.

  4. In the General Information section, enter a Name and a Password for the user.

    Note:
    The user name must start with an alphanumeric character and should not contain more than 40 characters. Allowed characters are lowercase letters, decimal digits, hyphen, period, and underscore.

    Note:
    The password must contain at least six characters, including numbers, uppercase, and lowercase letters.

  5. Choose Create.

    You get a notification that the user was successfully created.

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Step 2: Create a Tenant

The multi-tenancy feature of the Internet of Things Service allows you to create multiple tenants on one instance. Each tenant can have one tenant owner (user) that can assign users.

  1. Use the main menu to navigate to the Tenants section of the User Management category.

  2. Choose + above the Tenants list.

  3. In the General Information section, enter a Name for the tenant.

  4. (Optional) In the Custom Properties section, add custom properties for this tenant.

  5. Choose Create.

    You get a notification that the tenant was successfully created.

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Step 3: Assign Users to a Tenant
  1. Use the main menu to navigate to the Tenants section of the User Management category.

  2. Search and select the tenant you want to assign to a user.

  3. In the Users section, choose + above the table of the user you want to add.

  4. In the Add User dialog, enter the User ID of the user you want to add.

    Note:
    You can find the ID of the user you want to add by navigating to the Users section of the User Management category.
    Search and select the user you want to add. The details page displays the Name and the ID for the user selected. Copy the ID.

  5. Select an appropriate Role for the user from the dropdown box.

  6. Confirm the dialog by choosing Add.

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