Recover user credentials

Use the influxd command line interface (CLI) to recover user credentials and regain access to your InfluxDB instance:

Update a password

To update a password, run the following:

influxd recovery user update \
  --username example-username \
  --password ExAmPL3-paS5W0rD

List existing users in the InfluxDB instance

To list existing users in the system, run the following:

influxd recovery user list

If you used a custom bolt-path when starting InfluxDB, provide your custom bolt path to the influx recovery user list command with the --bolt-path flag.

Create a user for recovery purposes

To create a new user for recovery purposes, run the following:

influxd recovery user create \
  --username example-username \
  --password ExAmPL3-paS5W0rD

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The future of Flux

Flux is going into maintenance mode. You can continue using it as you currently are without any changes to your code.

Flux is going into maintenance mode and will not be supported in InfluxDB 3.0. This was a decision based on the broad demand for SQL and the continued growth and adoption of InfluxQL. We are continuing to support Flux for users in 1.x and 2.x so you can continue using it with no changes to your code. If you are interested in transitioning to InfluxDB 3.0 and want to future-proof your code, we suggest using InfluxQL.

For information about the future of Flux, see the following: