Enable users APIedit

Enables users in the native realm.


PUT /_xpack/security/user/<username>/_enable


By default, when you create users, they are enabled. You can use this enable users API and the disable users API to change that attribute.

For more information about the native realm, see Realms and Configuring a native realm.

Path Parametersedit

username (required)
(string) An identifier for the user.


To use this API, you must have at least the manage_security cluster privilege.


The following example enables the user jacknich:

PUT /_xpack/security/user/jacknich/_enable