influx ping

Available with InfluxDB OSS 2.x only

The influx ping command works with InfluxDB OSS 2.x, but does not work with InfluxDB Cloud.

The influx ping command checks the health of a running InfluxDB instance by querying the /health endpoint. It does not require an API token.


influx ping [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 ping command
--host HTTP address of InfluxDB (default http://localhost:8086) string INFLUX_HOST
--http-debug Inspect communication with InfluxDB servers. string
--skip-verify Skip TLS certificate verification INFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY

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