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influx telegrafs 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 telegrafs create command creates a Telegraf configuration in InfluxDB using a provided Telegraf configuration file.

Usage

influx telegrafs 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
-d --description Telegraf configuration description string
-f --file Path to Telegraf configuration string
-h --help Help for the create command
--hide-headers Hide table headers INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--json Output data as JSON INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
-n --name Telegraf configuration name string
-o --org Organization name (mutually exclusive with --org-id) string INFLUX_ORG
--org-id Organization ID (mutually exclusive with --org) string INFLUX_ORG_ID
--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 Telegraf configuration
influx telegrafs create \
  --name "Example configuration name" \
  --description "Example Telegraf configuration description" \
  --file /path/to/telegraf.conf
Create a Telegraf configuration via stdin
cat /path/to/telegraf.conf | influx telegrafs create \
  --name "Example configuration name" \
  --description "Example Telegraf configuration description" \

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