set() function

set() assigns a static column value to each row in the input tables.

set() may modify an existing column or add a new column. If the modified column is part of the group key, output tables are regrouped as needed. set() can only set string values.

Function type signature
(<-tables: stream[A], key: string, value: string) => stream[A] where A: Record

For more information, see Function type signatures.



(Required) Label of the column to modify or set.


(Required) String value to set.


Input data. Default is piped-forward data (<-).


Set a column to a specific string value

import "sampledata"
    |> set(key: "host", value: "prod1")

View example input and output

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The future of Flux

Flux is going into maintenance mode. You can continue using it as you currently are without any changes to your code.

Flux is going into maintenance mode and will not be supported in InfluxDB 3.0. This was a decision based on the broad demand for SQL and the continued growth and adoption of InfluxQL. We are continuing to support Flux for users in 1.x and 2.x so you can continue using it with no changes to your code. If you are interested in transitioning to InfluxDB 3.0 and want to future-proof your code, we suggest using InfluxQL.

For information about the future of Flux, see the following: