Use InfluxDB CLIs

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.5 is the latest stable version.

Use the influx and influxd command line interfaces (CLIs) to interact with and manage InfluxDB.

influx CLI

Use the influx CLI to interact with and manage your InfluxDB instance. Write and query data, generate InfluxDB templates, export data, manage organizations and users, and more.

For more information, see the influx reference documentation.

influxd CLI

Use the influxd CLI to start the InfluxDB OSS server and manage the InfluxDB storage engine. Restore data, rebuild the time series index (TSI), assess the health of the underlying storage engine, and more.

For more information, see the influxd reference documentation.

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