Delete a bucket
This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.7 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.7 documentation.
Use the InfluxDB user interface (UI) or the
influx command line interface (CLI)
to delete a bucket.
Delete a bucket in the InfluxDB UI
In the navigation menu on the left, select Data (Load Data) > Buckets.
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Hover over the bucket you would like to delete.
Click the icon located far right of the bucket name.
Click Delete to delete the bucket.
Delete a bucket using the influx CLI
influx bucket delete command
to delete a bucket a bucket by name or ID.
Delete a bucket by name
To delete a bucket by name, you need:
- Bucket name
- Bucket’s organization name or ID
# Syntax influx bucket delete -n <bucket-name> -o <org-name> # Example influx bucket delete -n my-bucket -o my-org
Delete a bucket by ID
To delete a bucket by ID, you need:
- Bucket ID (provided in the output of
influx bucket list)
# Syntax influx bucket delete -i <bucket-id> # Example influx bucket delete -i 034ad714fdd6f000
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