Delete a database
InfluxDB Clustered is currently only available to a limited group of InfluxData customers. If interested in being part of the limited access group, please contact the InfluxData Sales team.
influxctl database delete command
to delete a database from your InfluxDB cluster.
If you haven’t already, download and install the
influxctl database deletecommand and provide the following:
- Name of the database to delete
Confirm that you want to delete the database.
influxctl database deleteDATABASE_NAME
Deleting a database cannot be undone
Once a database is deleted, data stored in that database cannot be recovered.
Cannot reuse database names
After a database is deleted, you cannot reuse the same name for a new database.
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