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influx - InfluxDB command line interface

See the equivalent InfluxDB v2.3 documentation: influx - InfluxDB command line interface.

The influx command line interface (CLI) includes commands to manage many aspects of InfluxDB, including databases, organizations, users, and tasks.

Usage

influx [flags]

Flags

Flag Description
-version Display the version and exit
-url-prefix Path to add to the URL after the host and port. Specifies a custom endpoint to connect to.
-host HTTP address of InfluxDB (default: http://localhost:8086)
-port Port to connect to
-socket Unix socket to connect to
-database Database to connect to the server
-password Password to connect to the server. Leaving blank will prompt for password (--password '').
-username Username to connect to the server
-ssl Use https for requests
-unsafessl Set this when connecting to the cluster using https
-execute Execute command and quit
-format Specify the format of the server responses: json, csv, or column
-precision Specify the format of the timestamp: rfc3339, h, m, s, ms, u or ns
-consistency Set write consistency level: any, one, quorum, or all
-pretty Turns on pretty print for JSON format
-import Import a previous database export from file
-pps Points per second the import will allow. The default is 0 and will not throttle importing.
-path Path to file to import
-compressed Set to true if the import file is compressed

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