Works with InfluxDB OSS 2.x
influx backup command works with InfluxDB OSS 2.x, but does not work with InfluxDB Cloud.
For information about backing up data in InfluxDB Cloud, see
InfluxDB Cloud durability or
contact InfluxData Support.
influx backup command backs up data stored in InfluxDB to a specified directory.
influx backup [flags] path
|Flag||Description||Input type||Maps to ?|
|CLI configuration to use for command||string|
|ID of the bucket to back up from (mutually exclusive with ||string|
|Name of the bucket to back up from (mutually exclusive with ||string|
|By default, ||string|
|Path to ||string|
|Help for the |
|Hide table headers (default |
|HTTP address of InfluxDB (default: ||string|
|Inspect communication with InfluxDB servers.||string|
|Output data as JSON (default |
|Organization name (mutually exclusive with ||string|
|Organization ID (mutually exclusive with ||string|
|Skip TLS certificate verification||string|
The examples below assume your InfluxDB host, organization, and token are
provided by either the active
influx CLI configuration or by environment variables (
If you do not have a CLI configuration set up or the environment variables set, include these required credentials for each command with the following flags:
--host: InfluxDB host
--org-id: InfluxDB organization name or ID
-t, --token: InfluxDB API token
- Back up all data to a directory
- Back up all data to the current working directory
- Back up a specific bucket to a directory
Back up all data to a directory
influx backup /path/to/backup/dir/
Back up all data to the current working directory
influx backup ./
Back up a specific bucket to a directory
influx backup --bucket example-bucket /path/to/backup/dir/
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