Find the User ID

This article describes how to find the ID of a user in the workspace.

The procedures in this article assume that you access your workspaces at https://secure.gooddata.com/. Your domain depends on your GoodData plan.

If you are a white-labeled customer, replace secure.gooddata.com with your white-labeled domain in the following procedure steps.

Contents:

Find the User ID via the GoodData Portal

Steps:

  1. Log in to GoodData.
  2. Click Manage on the toolbar.
    The administration page opens.
  3. Click the Workspace & Users tab.
  4. Click the user whose ID you want to find.
    The user's profile page opens.
  5. Check the URL in the browser address bar. For example:

    https://secure.gooddata.com/#s=/gdc/workspaces/e863ii0azrnng2zt4fuu81ifgqtyeoj21|profilePage|/gdc/account/profile/r1rphnwwxfk60uuwtt6q1bjwz5akmlme

    The user ID is the string that follows the /gdc/account/profile/ segment. In this case, the user ID is r1rphnwwxfk60uuwtt6q1bjwz5akmlme.

Find the User ID via the Gray Pages

In GoodData, terms workspace and project denote the same entity. For example, project ID is exactly the same as workspace ID. See Find the Workspace ID.

Steps:

  1. Log in to the GoodData.

  2. Go to the following URL where {workspace_id} is your workspace ID.

    https://secure.gooddata.com/gdc/projects/{workspace_id}/users?link=1&offset=0&limit=100

    For example, your URL will look like the following:

    https://secure.gooddata.com/gdc/projects/e863ii0azrnng2zt4fuu81ifgqtyeoj21/users?link=1&offset=0&limit=100

    The gray page with all the workspace users opens.

  3. On this gray page, locate the user whose ID you want to find, and find their self link. For example:

    "self": "/gdc/account/profile/r1rphnwwxfk60uuwtt6q1bjwz5akmlme"

    The user ID is the string that follows the /gdc/account/profile/ segment. In this case, the user ID is r1rphnwwxfk60uuwtt6q1bjwz5akmlme.


If the user that you are looking for is not on the list, change the offset=0&limit=100 segment in the URI to greater values.

For example, setting this segment to offset=100&limit=200 will return 200 users starting with the 100th user.

Find the User ID via the API

Use the API to list all users in a project or the API to get information about a user.

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