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influx remote create

Replication remotes and replication streams can only be configured for InfluxDB OSS.

The influx remote create command creates a new remote InfluxDB connection for replicating data.

Usage

influx remote create [commond options] [arguments...]

Flags

Flag Description Input type Maps to ?
--org-id Organization ID string INFLUX_ORG_ID
-o --org Organization name string INFLUX_ORG
-n --name Remote connection name string
-d --description Remote connection description string
--remote-url Remote InfluxDB instance URL string
--remote-api-token Remote InfluxDB API token string
--remote-org-id Remote InfluxDB organization ID string
--allow-insecure-tls Allows insecure TLS (self-signed certificates)
--host InfluxDB HTTP address (default http://localhost:8086) string INFLUX_HOST
--skip-verify Skip TLS certificate verification INFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY
--configs-path Path to influx CLI configurations (default ~/.influxdbv2/configs) string INFLUX_CONFIGS_PATH
-c --active-config CLI configuration to use for command string
--http-debug Inspect communication with InfluxDB servers string
--json Output data as JSON (default false) INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
--hide-headers Hide table headers (default false) INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
-t --token InfluxDB API token string INFLUX_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.

Create a new remote with InfluxDB Cloud

influx remote create \
  --name myremote \
  --org-id <OSS org ID> \
  --token <OSS token> \
  --remote-url <remote URL> \
  --remote-api-token <remote token> \
  --remote-org-id <remote ord ID>

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