influx - InfluxDB command line interface
This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.7 is the latest stable version. See the equivalent InfluxDB v2.7 documentation: influx - InfluxDB command line interface.
influx command line interface (CLI) provides an interactive shell for the HTTP API associated with
influx to write data (manually or from a file), query data interactively, and view query output in different formats.
|Display the version and exit|
|Path to add to the URL after the host and port. Specifies a custom endpoint to connect to.|
|HTTP address of InfluxDB (default: |
|Port to connect to|
|Unix socket to connect to|
|Database to connect to the server|
|Password to connect to the server. Leaving blank will prompt for password (|
|Username to connect to the server|
|Use https for requests|
|Set this when connecting to the cluster using https|
|Execute command and quit|
|Specify the query language for executing commands or when invoking the REPL.|
|Specify the format of the server responses: json, csv, or column|
|Specify the format of the timestamp: rfc3339, h, m, s, ms, u or ns|
|Set write consistency level: any, one, quorum, or all|
|Turns on pretty print for JSON format|
|Import a previous database export from file|
|Points per second the import will allow. The default is |
|Path to file to import|
|Set to true if the import file is compressed|
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