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influx user create

Available with InfluxDB OSS 2.x only

The influx user create command creates users in InfluxDB OSS 2.x, but does not create users in InfluxDB Cloud. For information about inviting users into your InfluxDB Cloud organization, see Manage multiple users.

The influx user create command creates a user in InfluxDB.

Usage

influx user create [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 create command
--hide-headers Hide table headers (default false) INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--host HTTP address of InfluxDB (default http://localhost:8086) string INFLUX_HOST
--json Output data as JSON (default false) INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
-n --name (Required) Username string INFLUX_NAME
-o --org Organization name (mutually exclusive with --org-id) string INFLUX_ORG
--org-id Organization ID (mutually exclusive with --org) string INFLUX_ORG_ID
-p --password User password string
--skip-verify Skip TLS certificate verification INFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY
-t --token API token string INFLUX_TOKEN

Examples

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.

Create a user
influx user create \
  --name example-username \
  --password ExAmPl3PA55W0rD

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