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Create identities

The goal of this flow is to create an identity and provide the end user with a way of signing in and setting their password (or any other type of credential) for future logins. To achieve this, create the identity and set its traits and schema:

curl --request POST -sL \
--header "Authorization: Bearer ory_pat_xRKLsFEOUFQFVBjd6o3FQDifaLYhabGd" \
--header "Content-Type: application/json" \
--data '{
"schema_id": "preset://email",
"traits": {
"email": "[email protected]"
}
}' https://playground.projects.oryapis.com/admin/identities

The server responds with something similar to:

{
"id": "e01b5f2f-6afc-4194-8578-4cebcf69a4d5",
"schema_id": "preset://email",
"schema_url": "https://playground.projects.oryapis.com/schemas/cHJlc2V0Oi8vZW1haWw",
"state": "active",
"state_changed_at": "2022-02-24T13:38:05.27510048Z",
"traits": {
"email": "[email protected]"
},
"verifiable_addresses": [
{
"id": "c6cea2a7-f419-42fe-a610-456bea02aab5",
"value": "[email protected]",
"verified": false,
"via": "email",
"status": "pending",
"created_at": "2022-02-24T13:38:05.28581Z",
"updated_at": "2022-02-24T13:38:05.28581Z"
}
],
"recovery_addresses": [
{
"id": "21ff90e1-a9a9-491e-8194-774172420989",
"value": "[email protected]",
"via": "email",
"created_at": "2022-02-24T13:38:05.29565Z",
"updated_at": "2022-02-24T13:38:05.29565Z"
}
],
"created_at": "2022-02-24T13:38:05.27892Z",
"updated_at": "2022-02-24T13:38:05.27892Z"
}

Keep in mind that you can change the schema_id to reflect the schema you want to use for this identity. Similarly, the trait key/values depend on your schema as well. The command shown does not create a password or any other type of credential for the identity.