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influx auth active

The influx auth active command activates an authentication 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
--hostHTTP address of InfluxDB (default http://localhost:8086)stringINFLUX_HOST
-i--id(Required) Authentication token IDstring
--jsonOutput data as JSON (default false)INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
--skip-verifySkip TLS certificate verification
-t--tokenAuthentication 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 authentication token
influx auth active --id 06c86c40a9f36000

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