i have a post signup trigger setup to store the user details in DynamoDb table. This works fine when the user signs up on their own through the front-end but the trigger is never invoked if the user is created through AdminCreateUser API. Our assumption was after the newly added user gets an email with a temporary password and logins through the front-end, Cognito will invoke the postsignup trigger.
Is that an expected behavior? And also, how do we address this issue?
Although that's counter intuitive, seems that's the expected behavior.
Post Confirmation trigger is not invoked when a user is created via
Workaround could be to to use
Post Authentication trigger and during processing of the fired event to check if
When a user is created using
AdminCreateUser, status of the new user is set to
FORCE_CHANGE_PASSWORD. Once user logs in and changes temporary password, status is changed to
Downside is that trigger is invoked after every login.