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influx user password

influx CLI 2.0.0+

InfluxDB 2.0.0+

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
--passwordUse password flag to send your password instead of typing it instring
--skip-verifySkip TLS certificate verificationINFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY
-t--tokenAPI 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

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