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Use tokens

Use tokens to authenticate requests to InfluxDB, including requests to write, query, and manage data and resources. Authenticate requests using the influx CLI, API requests made with client libraries, and tools like cURL.

Add a token to a CLI request

influx write \
  --token API_TOKEN \
  # ...

Use environment variables

The influx CLI automatically uses the INFLUX_TOKEN variable when defined in the current session.

Use CLI configurations

Create influx CLI connection configurations to automatically add your token and other required credentials to each CLI command execution.


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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:

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