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influx config create

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.3 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.3 documentation.

The influx config create command creates a InfluxDB connection configuration and stores it in the configs file (by default, stored at ~/.influxdbv2/configs).

Usage

influx config create [flags]

Flags

Flag Description Input type Maps to ?
-a --active Set the specified connection to be the active configuration.
-n --config-name (Required) Name of the new configuration. string
-h --help Help for the create command
--hide-headers Hide table headers (default false) INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
-u --host-url (Required) Connection URL for the new configuration. string
--json Output data as JSON (default false) INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
-o --org Organization name string
-t --token API token string INFLUX_TOKEN

Examples

Create a connection configuration and set it active
influx config create --active \
  -n config-name \
  -u http://localhost:8086 \
  -t mySuP3rS3cr3tT0keN \
  -o example-org
Create a connection configuration without setting it active
influx config create \
  -n config-name \
  -u http://localhost:8086 \
  -t mySuP3rS3cr3tT0keN \
  -o example-org

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