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influx user password

The influx user password command updates the password for a user in InfluxDB.

Usage

influx user password [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 password command
--hostHTTP address of InfluxDB (default http://localhost:8086)stringINFLUX_HOST
-i--idUser IDstring
-n--nameUsernamestring
--skip-verifySkip TLS certificate verification
-t--tokenAuthentication tokenstringINFLUX_TOKEN

Examples

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.

Update a user password using a username
influx user password --name example-username
# Prompts for password
Update a user password using a user ID
influx user password --id 0Xx0oox00XXoxxoo1
# Prompts for password

Cloud or OSS?

InfluxDB OSS 2.0 now generally available!

InfluxDB OSS 2.0 is now generally available and ready for production use. See the InfluxDB OSS 2.0 release notes.

For information about upgrading to InfluxDB OSS 2.0, see: