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influx backup

Available with InfluxDB OSS 2.x only

The 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 durabilty or contact InfluxData Support.

The influx backup command backs up data stored in InfluxDB to a specified directory.

Usage

influx backup [flags] path

Flags

FlagDescriptionInput typeMaps to ?
-c--active-configCLI configuration to use for commandstring
--bucket-idID of the bucket to back up from (mutually exclusive with --bucket)string
-b--bucketName of the bucket to back up from (mutually exclusive with --bucket-id)string
--configs-pathPath to influx CLI configurations (default ~/.influxdbv2/configs)stringINFLUX_CONFIGS_PATH
-h--helpHelp for the backup command
--hide-headersHide table headers (default false)INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--hostHTTP address of InfluxDB (default: http://localhost:8086)stringINFLUX_HOST
--jsonOutput data as JSON (default false)INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
-o--orgOrganization name (mutually exclusive with --org-id)stringINFLUX_ORG
--org-idOrganization ID (mutually exclusive with --org)stringINFLUX_ORG_ID
--skip-verifySkip TLS certificate verificationstring
-t--tokenAuthentication tokenstringINFLUX_TOKEN

Examples

Authentication credentials

The examples below assume your InfluxDB host, organization, and token are provided by the active influx CLI configuration. If you do not have a CLI configuration set up, use the appropriate flags to provide these required credentials.

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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