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influx bucket delete

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.4 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.4 documentation.

The influx bucket delete command deletes a bucket from InfluxDB and all the data it contains.

Usage

influx bucket delete [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 delete command
--hide-headersHide table headers (default false)INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--hostHTTP address of InfluxDB (default http://localhost:8086)stringINFLUX_HOST
--http-debugInspect communication with InfluxDB servers.string
-i--idBucket ID (required if no --name)string
--jsonOutput data as JSON (default false)INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
-n--nameBucket name (requires --org or org-id)string
-o--orgOrganization name (mutually exclusive with --org-id)stringINFLUX_ORG
--org-idOrganization ID (mutually exclusive with --org)stringINFLUX_ORG_ID
--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.

Delete a bucket by name
influx bucket delete --name example-bucket
Delete a bucket by ID
influx bucket delete --id 06c86c40a9f36000

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