Why are email addresses compulsory?


(Tim Ward) #1

Kibana won't let you create a user without specifying an email address (to which it applies some, not checked what exactly, syntax validation).

Why? - isn't it up to me whether I want to specify an email address or not? What's it going to do with the email address? Why should I have to specify email addresses for users that aren't even people? - typing in "nobody@example.com" seems a bit unnecessarily tedious.


(Josh Bressers) #2

I think this is a reasonable request. I'll make a point to investigate how to best deal with this as part of our upcoming SSO features.

Thanks.


(system) #3

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