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influx task create

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.2 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.2 documentation.

The influx task create command creates a task in InfluxDB.

Usage

influx task create [task literal] [flags]

Flags

Flag Description Input type Maps to ?
-c --active-config CLI configuration to use for command string
--configs-path Path to influx CLI configurations (default ~/.influxdbv2/configs) string INFLUX_CONFIGS_PATH
-f --file Path to Flux script file string
-h --help Help for the create command
--hide-headers Hide table headers (default false) INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--host HTTP address of InfluxDB (default http://localhost:8086) string INFLUX_HOST
--http-debug Inspect communication with InfluxDB servers. string
--json Output data as JSON (default false) INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
-o --org Organization name (mutually exclusive with --org-id) string INFLUX_ORG
--org-id Organization ID (mutually exclusive with --org) string INFLUX_ORG_ID
--skip-verify Skip TLS certificate verification INFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY
-t --token API token string INFLUX_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.

Create a task using raw Flux
export FLUX_TASK='
  option task = {
    name: "Example Task",
    every: 1d
  }

  from(bucket: "example-bucket")
    |> range(start: -task.every)
    |> filter(fn: (r) => (r._measurement == "m")
    |> aggregateWindow(every: 1h, fn: mean)
    |> to(bucket: "default-ds-1d", org: "my-org")
'

influx task create $FLUX_TASK
Create a task from a file
influx task create --file /path/to/example-task.flux

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