influxd-ctl truncate-shards

The influxd-ctl truncate-shards command truncates all shards that are currently being written to (also known as “hot” shards) and creates new shards to write new data to.


influxd-ctl truncate-shards [flags]


-delayDuration from now to truncate shards (default is 1m0s)


Truncate shards 3 minutes after command execution
influxd-ctl truncate-shards -delay 3m

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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: