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influx - InfluxDB command line interface

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v1.8 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v1.8 documentation.

See the equivalent InfluxDB v2.0 documentation: influx - InfluxDB command line interface.

The influx command line interface (CLI) includes commands to manage many aspects of InfluxDB, including databases, organizations, users, and tasks.

Usage

influx [flags]

Flags

FlagDescription
-versionDisplay the version and exit
-hostHTTP address of InfluxDB (default: http://localhost:8086)
-portPort to connect to
-socketUnix socket to connect to
-databasedatabase name``Database to connect to the server
-passwordpassword``Password to connect to the server. Leaving blank will prompt for password (--password “).
-usernameusername`Username to connect to the server
-sslUse https for requests
-unsafesslSet this when connecting to the cluster using https
-executeExecute command and quit
-typeSpecify the query language for executing commands or when invoking the REPL.
-formatSpecify the format of the server responses: json, csv, or column
-precisionSpecify the format of the timestamp: rfc3339, h, m, s, ms, u or ns
-consistencySet write consistency level: any, one, quorum, or all
-prettyTurns on pretty print for JSON format
-importImport a previous database export from file
-ppsPoints per second the import will allow. The default is 0 and will not throttle importing.
-pathPath to file to import
-compressedSet to true if the import file is compressed

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