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influx template

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The influx template command summarizes the specified InfluxDB template. The command returns information about all resources included in the template.

Usage

influx template [flags]
influx template [command]

Subcommands

SubcommandDescription
validateValidate a template

Flags

FlagDescriptionInput TypeMaps to ?
--disable-colorDisable color in output
--disable-table-bordersDisable table borders
-e--encodingTemplate encoding (yaml,yml,json, or jsonnet)string
-f--filePath to template file (supports HTTP(S) URLs or file paths)stringArray
-h--helpHelp for the template command
--jsonOutput data as JSON (default false)INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
-R--recurseRecurse through files in the directory specified in -f, --file

Examples

Authentication credentials

The examples below assume your InfluxDB host, organization, and token are provided by either the active influx CLI configuration or by environment variables (INFLUX_HOST, INFLUX_ORG, and INFLUX_TOKEN). If you do not have a CLI configuration set up or the environment variables set, include these required credentials for each command with the following flags:

  • --host: InfluxDB host
  • -o, --org or --org-id: InfluxDB organization name or ID
  • -t, --token: InfluxDB API token

Summarize InfluxDB Templates:

Summarize an InfluxDB template from a local file
influx template --file /path/to/template.yml
Summarize InfluxDB templates from multiple files
influx template \
  --file /path/to/template1.yml \
  --file /path/to/template2.yml
Summarize an InfluxDB template from a URL
influx template --file https://example.com/path/to/template.yml
Summarize all InfluxDB templates in a directory
influx template \
  --file /path/to/template/dir/ \
  --recurse
Specify the encoding of the InfluxDB template to summarize
influx template \
  --file /path/to/template \
  --encoding json

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