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influx user create

Available with InfluxDB OSS 2.x only

The influx user create command creates users in InfluxDB OSS 2.x, but does not create users in InfluxDB Cloud. For information about inviting users into your InfluxDB Cloud organization, see Manage multiple users.

The influx user create command creates a user in InfluxDB.

Usage

influx user create [flags]

Flags

FlagDescriptionInput typeMaps to ?
-c--active-configCLI configuration to use for commandstring
--configs-pathPath to influx CLI configurations (default ~/.influxdbv2/configs)stringINFLUX_CONFIGS_PATH
-h--helpHelp for the create 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
-n--name(Required) UsernamestringINFLUX_NAME
-o--orgOrganization name (mutually exclusive with --org-id)stringINFLUX_ORG
--org-idOrganization ID (mutually exclusive with --org)stringINFLUX_ORG_ID
-p--passwordUser passwordstring
--skip-verifySkip TLS certificate verification
-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.

Create a user
influx user create \
  --name example-username \
  --password ExAmPl3PA55W0rD

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