Managing User Accounts in Posit Connect.


This article is about managing user accounts in Posit Connect using the usermanager utility. 

Connect includes a usermanager tool that can be utilized to manage users on the command line interface (CLI). Options that can be utilized with this tool include listing users, transferring users' content, altering/promoting user roles, and deleting user accounts.

The usermanager utility can only be run when Connect is stopped if you use the SQLite database provider. See Section 5.1.1 for information on stopping and restarting Connect. See Section 9.1 for information on database providers.

The usermanager utility supports the following commands:

1. List users.

sudo /opt/rstudio-connect/bin/usermanager list

2. Transfer user's content.

sudo /opt/rstudio-connect/bin/usermanager transfer --source-username <user> --target-username <user>

3. Alter/ Promote user.

sudo /opt/rstudio-connect/bin/usermanager alter --username <user> --new-role administrator

4. Delete user account

sudo /opt/rstudio-connect/bin/usermanager delete --username <user>

5. Display help (Summarizes all the utilities above).

sudo /opt/rstudio-connect/bin/usermanager help


For more information, see our admin guide here