Change your password

Use influx command line interface (CLI) to update your password.

User passwords cannot be updated in the InfluxDB UI.

Change your password using the influx CLI

Use the influx user password command to update a password for a user. To update a password, you need the following:

  • Username or user ID (provided in the output of influx user list)
  • New password
Update a password
# Syntax
influx user password -n <username>

# Example
influx user password -n johndoe

When prompted, enter and confirm the new password.

New! Cloud or OSS?

InfluxDB OSS 2.0 now generally available!

InfluxDB OSS 2.0 is now generally available and ready for production use. See the InfluxDB OSS 2.0 release notes.

For information about upgrading to InfluxDB OSS 2.0, see: