influx query command executes a literal Flux query provided as a string
or a literal Flux query contained in a file.
influx query [query literal] [flags]
Remove unnecessary columns in large datasets
When using the
influx query command to query and download large datasets,
drop columns such as
_stop to optimize the download file size.
// ... |> drop(columns: ["_start", "_stop"])
|Flag||Description||Input type||Maps to ?|
|CLI configuration to use for command||string|
|Path to ||string|
|Path to Flux script file||string|
|Help for the |
|HTTP address of InfluxDB (default ||string|
|Organization name (mutually exclusive with ||string|
|Organization ID (mutually exclusive with ||string|
|Output raw query results (annotated CSV)|
|Skip TLS certificate verification|
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.
- Query InfluxDB with a Flux string
- Query InfluxDB using a Flux file
- Query InfluxDB and return annotated CSV
Query InfluxDB with a Flux string
influx query 'from(bucket:"example-bucket") |> range(start:-1m)'
Query InfluxDB with a Flux file
influx query --file /path/to/example-query.flux
Query InfluxDB and return annotated CSV
influx query 'from(bucket:"example-bucket") |> range(start:-1m)' --raw
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