Delete a database

Use the influxctl database delete command to delete a database from your InfluxDB Cloud Dedicated cluster.

  1. If you haven’t already, download and install the influxctl CLI.

  2. Run the influxctl database delete command and provide the following:

    • Name of the database to delete
    influxctl database delete <DATABASE_NAME>
  3. Confirm that you want to delete the database.

Deleting a database cannot be undone

Once a database is deleted, data stored in that database cannot be recovered.

Cannot reuse database names

After a database is deleted, you cannot reuse the same name for a new database.

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