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influx template validate

The influx template validate command validates the provided InfluxDB template.

Usage

influx template validate [flags]

Flags

FlagDescriptionInput Type
-e--encodingTemplate encodingstring
-f--filePath to template file (supports HTTP(S) URLs or file paths)stringArray
-h--helpHelp for the validate command
-R--recurseRecurse through files in the directory specified in -f, --file

Examples

Authentication credentials

The examples below assume your InfluxDB host, organization, and token are provided by either the active influx CLI configuration or by environment variables (INFLUX_HOST, INFLUX_ORG, and INFLUX_TOKEN). If you do not have a CLI configuration set up or the environment variables set, include these required credentials for each command with the following flags:

  • --host: InfluxDB host
  • -o, --org or --org-id: InfluxDB organization name or ID
  • -t, --token: InfluxDB API token

Validate InfluxDB Templates:

Validate an InfluxDB template from a local file
influx template validate --file /path/to/template.yml
Validate InfluxDB templates from multiple files
influx template validate \
  --file /path/to/template1.yml \
  --file /path/to/template2.yml
Validate an InfluxDB template from a URL
influx template validate --file https://example.com/path/to/template.yml
Validate all InfluxDB templates in a directory
influx template validate \
  --file /path/to/template/dir/ \
  --recurse
Specify the encoding of the InfluxDB template to validate
influx template validate \
  --file /path/to/template \
  --encoding json

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