# Create user action
This action creates a new user.
Create user action
# Input fields
The input configuration contains the full set of user properties. Learn more about the Okta's user properties here (opens new window).
Below are the commonly used user properties.
|Profile||First name||First name for the new user.|
|Last name||Last name for the new user.|
|Primary email ID||Primary email address of the new user.|
|Username||A unique identifier for the user. This must be an email.|
|Title||Title of the new user.|
|Employee number||An organization assigned identifier for the new user.|
|Manager ID||The Okta ID of the user's manager.|
|Manager||The display name of the user's manager|
|Credentials||Password||The password for the new user. The password must be a minimum of 8 characters, contain an uppercase, lowercase, and digit character. Learn more about Okta's password policy here.|
|Recovery question||The secret question and answer that is validated when a user forgets their password.|
|Activate user||Executes the activation lifecycle when creating the user. If set to False, you can activate the user at a later time with the Activate user action.|
# Output fields
The output datatree contains information about the user like the ID and status.
|ID||The unique ID for the user.|
|Status||The current status of the user.|
|Created time||The timestamp when the user was created.|
|Activated time||The timestamp when the user's status was updated to |
|Status changed time||The timestamp when the status was last changed.|
|Last login time||The timestamp when the user was last logged in.|
|Last updated time||The timestamp when the user was last updated.|
|Password changed time||The timestamp when the password was last changed.|
|Profile||This object contains information about the user's profile, including first and last name, email, organization, and title. Learn more about Okta user profiles here (opens new window).|
|Credentials||This object specifies the primary authentication and recovery credentials for the user. It includes the recovery question and credentials provider.|
|Links||This object contains a collection of link relations for the user. It includes lifecycle operations and credentials operations. Learn more about Okta user link objects here (opens new window).|
Last updated: 7/2/2021, 8:18:31 AM