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influx template validate

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 template validate command validates the provided InfluxDB template.

Usage

influx template validate [flags]

Flags

Flag Description Input Type
-e --encoding Template encoding string
-f --file Path to template file (supports HTTP(S) URLs or file paths) stringArray
-h --help Help for the validate command
-R --recurse Recurse through files in the directory specified in -f, --file

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.

Validate InfluxDB Templates:

Validate an InfluxDB template from a local file
influx template validate --file /path/to/template.yml
Validate InfluxDB templates from multiple files
influx template validate \
  --file /path/to/template1.yml \
  --file /path/to/template2.yml
Validate an InfluxDB template from a URL
influx template validate --file https://example.com/path/to/template.yml
Validate all InfluxDB templates in a directory
influx template validate \
  --file /path/to/template/dir/ \
  --recurse
Specify the encoding of the InfluxDB template to validate
influx template validate \
  --file /path/to/template \
  --encoding json

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