ecaccess-event-create(1) Create an ECaccess Event


ecaccess-event-create -version|-help|-manual

ecaccess-event-create [-debug] [-overwrite] [-public] [-comment string] event-name


Allow creating an ECaccess Event. As a result the event-id is displayed.

If an event already exists with the same event-name then by default the request is rejected (please check the -overwrite option).

By default an event is private and restricted to its owner. Access can however be shared with other users thanks to the ecaccess-event-grant command or with the -public option which make it visible to all.


The name of the Event to create.


Allow deleting an existing event with the same name and create a new one (the identifier will be however different to the original one).
Allow creating a public event which can be used by everybody. In order to have a better tunning of the permissions please keep the event private and use the ecaccess-event-grant command instead.
-comment string
Specify the string to display as a comment for the event.
Display version number and exits.
Print a brief help message and exits.
Prints the manual page and exits.
-retry count
Number of SSL connection retries per 5s to ECMWF. This parameter only apply to the initial SSL connection initiated by the command to the ECMWF server. It does not apply to all the subsequent requests made afteward as it is mainly targeting errors that can happen from time to time during the SSL handshake. Default is no retry.
Display the SOAP and SSL messages exchanged.


ecaccess-event-create -public -comment ``My Comment'' ``My Event Name''

Create the new event with the name ``My Event Name'' and the comment ``My Comment''. This new event is public and other users can subscribe to it.