influxd-ctl token

The influxd-ctl token command generates a signed JSON Web Token (JWT).


influxd-ctl -auth-type jwt -secret <shared secret> token [flags]

Requires global flags

influxd-ctl token requires the -auth-type and -secret global flags.

  • Set -auth-type to jwt
  • Use -secret to provide your JWT shared secret


-expToken expiration duration (default is 1m0s)


Generate a JWT token that expires in 5 minutes
influxd-ctl \
  -auth-type jwt \
  -secret sHaR3dS3cRe7 \
  token -exp 5m

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