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This function is used in Python Scripting.

Description

Alters a specific user in a user source, replacing the previous data with the new data passed in.

Client Permission Restrictions

Permission Type: User Management

Client access to this scripting function is blocked to users that do not meet the role/zone requirements for the above permission type. This function is unaffected when run in the Gateway scope.

Syntax

system.user.editUser(userSource, user)

  • Parameters

String userSource - The user source in which the user is found. Blank will use the default user source.

User user - The user to update, as a User object. Refer also to the PyUser class.

  • Returns

UIResponse -  A UIResponse object with lists of warnings, errors, and information returned after the edit attempt.

  • Scope

Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Code Examples
Code Snippet - Editing a User
# Retrieve the user we're going to edit
userToChange = system.user.getUser("default", "george")

# Make a change to the user. In this case, we're adding some contact info
contactInfo = {"email":"ignition_user@mycompany.com","sms": "5551212"}
userToChange.addContactInfo(contactInfo)

# Edit the user. Because the user object we're passing in has a user name, the function
#   already knows which user to edit
system.user.editUser("default", userToChange)
Keywords

system user editUser, user.editUser

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