Create an Administrator User
Looking how to create an Administrator User in Magento 2, but not from the Magento Admin area? Magento 2 has implemented a CLI command for that. Let's check it out!
As is well known, Magento 2 provides Command Line Interface (CLI) which is really useful giving us the ability to perform a lot of tasks. One of these tasks is to create an administrator user. To have a look to all available CLI commands you can easily type the following command in your terminal from the Magento 2 root directory
if you executed the above command you could see that in the list there is also a command for implementing admin user creation. So to create an administator user just execute the following command
php bin/magento admin:user:create --admin-user="admin" --admin-firstname="Admin" --admin-lastname="Admin" --admin-email="email@example.com" --admin-password="admin123"
Having a look on the parameters
--admin-firstname Magento administrator user's first name
--admin-lastname Magento administrator user's last name
--admin-email Magento administrator user's e-mail
--admin-user Magento administrator user name
--admin-password Magento administrator user password
Having a look to all available parameters you can execute the following command
php bin/magento admin:user:create --help
You can also use the above command to update an admin user. If you’re updating an administrator, only the first name, last name, and password can be updated.
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Till next time!