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influx task create

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.3 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.3 documentation.

The influx task create command creates a task in InfluxDB.

Usage

influx task create [task literal] [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
-f--filePath to Flux script filestring
-h--helpHelp for the create command
--hide-headersHide table headers (default false)INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--hostHTTP address of InfluxDB (default http://localhost:8086)stringINFLUX_HOST
--http-debugInspect communication with InfluxDB servers.string
--jsonOutput data as JSON (default false)INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
-o--orgOrganization name (mutually exclusive with --org-id)stringINFLUX_ORG
--org-idOrganization ID (mutually exclusive with --org)stringINFLUX_ORG_ID
--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.

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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