Enable users API

Enables users in the native realm.

Request

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

Description

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 Parameters

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

Authorization

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

Examples

The following example enables the user jacknich:

PUT /_xpack/security/user/jacknich/_enable