Write data with the influx CLI
To write data from the command line, use the
influx write command.
Include the following in your command:
|API token||Set the
|Data||Write data using line protocol or annotated CSV. Pass a file with the
Example influx write commands
Write a single line of line protocol
influx write \ -b bucketName \ -o orgName \ -p s \ 'myMeasurement,host=myHost testField="testData" 1556896326'
Write line protocol from a file
influx write \ -b bucketName \ -o orgName \ -p s \ --format=lp -f /path/to/line-protocol.txt
Write annotated CSV from a file
influx write \ -b bucketName \ -o orgName \ -p s \ --format=csv -f /path/to/data.csv
Support and feedback
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