Create api user

System Information
  • Strapi Version: 3.2.5 Community Edition
  • Operating System: Ubuntu 20.04
  • Database: pgsql
  • Node Version: 10.19.0
  • NPM Version: 6.14.4
  • Yarn Version: 1.22.5


i was trying to follow the tutorial under

I’ve added the new roles under /admin/settings/users-permissions/roles. Now, when i try to add a new user via /admin/settings/users the newly added role “Reader” isn’t available to select for the new user.

Am i missing something?

Here you see strapi administrators that have access to /admin panel. These are two different things. It has its own permission control called RBAC.

You’ve added a role for user-permissions plugin, so you can find the API users here:

You can notice API users in menu under COLLECTION TYPES:

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of course, i didn’t noticed that.
Thank you!

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