influx v1 auth create

The influx v1 auth create command creates a legacy authorization with the InfluxDB 1.x compatibility API.


influx v1 auth create [flags]


FlagDescriptionInput typeMaps to ?
-c--active-configConfig name to use for commandstring$INFLUX_ACTIVE_CONFIG
--configs-pathPath to the influx CLI configurations (default: ~/.influxdbv2/configs)string$INFLUX_CONFIGS_PATH
-d--descriptionToken descriptionstring
-h--helpHelp for the create command
--hide-headersHide the table headers (default: false)$INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--hostHTTP address of InfluxDBstring$INFLUX_HOST
--jsonOutput data as JSON (default: false)$INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
--no-passwordDon’t prompt for a password. (You must use the v1 auth set-password command before using the token.)
-o--orgOrganization namestring$INFLUX_ORG
--org-idOrganization IDstring$INFLUX_ORG_ID
--passwordPassword to set on the authorization
--read-bucketBucket ID to assign read permissions to
--skip-verifySkip TLS certificate verification
-t--tokenAuthentication tokenstring$INFLUX_TOKEN
--username(Required) Token usernamestring
--write-bucketBucket ID(s) to assign write permissions tostringArray


Create a new authorization with read and write permissions
// Create an authorization with read and write access to bucket 00xX00o0X001
// but only read access to bucket 00xX00o0X002
influx v1 auth create \
  --read-bucket 00xX00o0X001 \
  --read-bucket 00xX00o0X002 \
  --write-bucket 00xX00o0X001 \
  --username example-user

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