influx v1 auth create

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The influx v1 auth create command creates a legacy authorization with the InfluxDB 1.x compatibility API.


influx v1 auth create [flags]


Flag Description Input type Maps to ?
-c --active-config Config name to use for command string $INFLUX_ACTIVE_CONFIG
--configs-path Path to the influx CLI configurations (default: ~/.influxdbv2/configs) string $INFLUX_CONFIGS_PATH
-d --description Token description string
-h --help Help for the create command
--hide-headers Hide the table headers (default: false) $INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--host HTTP address of InfluxDB string $INFLUX_HOST
--json Output data as JSON (default: false) $INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
--no-password Don’t prompt for a password (to use the token, you must set a password with influx v1 auth set-password)
-o --org Organization name (mutually exclusive with --org-id) string $INFLUX_ORG
--org-id Organization ID (mutually exclusive with --org) string $INFLUX_ORG_ID
--password Password to set on the authorization
--read-bucket Bucket ID to assign read permissions to stringArray
--skip-verify Skip TLS certificate verification INFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY
-t --token API token string $INFLUX_TOKEN
--username (Required) Token username string
--write-bucket Bucket ID to assign write permissions to stringArray


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 v1 authorization with read and write permissions
# Create an authorization with read and write access to bucket 00xX00o0X001
# but only read access to bucket 00xX00o0X002
influx v1 auth create \
  --read-bucket 00xX00o0X001 \
  --read-bucket 00xX00o0X002 \
  --write-bucket 00xX00o0X001 \
  --username example-user

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