Because users are managed in an external identity provider (IdP), in PingOne MFA, a user is a local instance of the unique identity that interacts with the applications and services of a specified environment.
Creating a user using the admin console
- Go to .
Click the + icon.
The + Add User panel pops up.
In the Username field, enter a unique username.
Username is the only required field, but you should enter relevant values in the other fields.
- Click Save.
At the top right of the Details panel, click the toggle
to enable the user.
Your new user appears on the Users page.Tip:
For more information and additional configuration options, see Users.
Creating a user using the API
Application developers can use the API operations to create a user.
From the admin console, get the ID of the default population or any other population.
Use the access token generated through the worker app and the following
POSToperation, with the enabled and mfaEnabled parameters set to true:
The username and population parameters are the only mandatory fields in the request body.
See POST: CREATE User in the API reference for details.