Export a variable

Export dashboard variables from the InfluxDB user interface (UI). Variables are exported as downloadable JSON files.

Export a variable

  1. Click the Settings icon in the navigation bar.

  2. Select the Variables tab.

  3. Hover over a variable in the list, then click the gear icon ( ) and select Export.

  4. Review the JSON in the window that appears.

  5. Select one of the following options:

    • Download JSON: Download the dashboard as a JSON file.
    • Save as template: Save the JSON as a dashboard template.
    • Copy to Clipboard: Copy the JSON to your clipboard.

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