influxd backup command crates a backup copy of specified InfluxDB OSS database(s) and saves the files in an Enterprise-compatible format to PATH (directory where backups are saved).
influxd backup [flags] PATH
|Generate backup files in a portable format that can be restored to InfluxDB OSS or InfluxDB Enterprise. Use unless the legacy backup is required.|
|InfluxDB OSS host to back up from. Optional. Defaults to 127.0.0.1:8088.|
|InfluxDB OSS database name to back up. Optional. If not specified, all databases are backed up when using ‘-portable’.|
|Retention policy to use for the backup. Optional. If not specified, all retention policies are used by default.|
|The identifier of the shard to back up. Optional. If specified, ‘-rp ’ is required.|
|Include all points starting with specified timestamp (RFC3339 format). Not compatible with ‘-since ‘.|
|Exclude all points after timestamp (RFC3339 format). Not compatible with ‘-since ‘.|
|Create an incremental backup of all points after the timestamp (RFC3339 format). Optional. Recommend using ‘-start ’ instead.|
|Continue backing up the remaining shards when the current shard fails to backup.|
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