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influx auth active

The influx auth active command activates an API token. Only active tokens authorize access to InfluxDB.

Usage

influx auth active [flags]

Flags

Flag Description Input type Maps to ?
-c --active-config CLI configuration to use for command string
--configs-path Path to influx CLI configurations (default ~/.influxdbv2/configs) string INFLUX_CONFIGS_PATH
-h --help Help for the active command
--hide-headers Hide table headers (default false) INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--http-debug Inspect communication with InfluxDB servers. string
--host HTTP address of InfluxDB (default http://localhost:8086) string INFLUX_HOST
-i --id (Required) API token ID string
--json Output data as JSON (default false) INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
--skip-verify Skip TLS certificate verification INFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY
-t --token API token string INFLUX_TOKEN

Example

Authentication credentials

The examples below assume your InfluxDB host, organization, and token are provided by the active influx CLI configuration. If you do not have a CLI configuration set up, use the appropriate flags to provide these required credentials.

Activate an API token
influx auth active --id 06c86c40a9f36000

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