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influx auth active

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.2 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.2 documentation.

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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