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influx auth active

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.1 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.1 documentation.

The influx auth active command activates an API token. Only active tokens authorize access to InfluxDB.

Usage

influx auth active [flags]

Flags

FlagDescriptionInput typeMaps to ?
-c--active-configCLI configuration to use for commandstring
--configs-pathPath to influx CLI configurations (default ~/.influxdbv2/configs)stringINFLUX_CONFIGS_PATH
-h--helpHelp for the active command
--hide-headersHide table headers (default false)INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--http-debugInspect communication with InfluxDB servers.string
--hostHTTP address of InfluxDB (default http://localhost:8086)stringINFLUX_HOST
-i--id(Required) API token IDstring
--jsonOutput data as JSON (default false)INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
--skip-verifySkip TLS certificate verificationINFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY
-t--tokenAPI tokenstringINFLUX_TOKEN

Example

Authentication credentials

The examples below assume your InfluxDB host, organization, and token are provided by the active influx CLI configuration. If you do not have a CLI configuration set up, use the appropriate flags to provide these required credentials.

Activate an API token
influx auth active --id 06c86c40a9f36000

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