Manage tokens

InfluxDB uses token authentication to authorize access to data in your InfluxDB Cloud Dedicated cluster. Each token grants read and write permissions to one or more databases and allows for actions like writing and querying data.

All read and write actions performed against time series data in your InfluxDB Cloud Dedicated cluster must be authorized using a token. Administrative actions such as managing tokens and databases are authorized using management tokens issued by Auth0. Management tokens allow clients, such as the influxctl CLI, to perform administrative actions.

Store secure tokens in a secret store

Token strings are returned only on token creation. We recommend storing database tokens in a secure secret store.

Tokens cannot be updated

Once created, token permissions cannot be updated. If you need a token with different permissions, create a token with the appropriate permissions.

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