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influx bucket update

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.6 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.6 documentation.

The influx bucket update command updates information associated with buckets in InfluxDB.

Usage

influx bucket update [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
-d--descriptionBucket descriptionstring
-h--helpHelp for the update 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--id(Required) Bucket IDstring
--jsonOutput data as JSON (default false)INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
-n--nameNew bucket namestringINFLUX_BUCKET_NAME
-r--retentionNew duration bucket will retain data. For detail, see Retention periods.duration
--shard-group-durationCustom shard group duration for the bucket (OSS only)string
--skip-verifySkip TLS certificate verificationINFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY
-t--tokenAPI tokenstringINFLUX_TOKEN

Retention periods

The minimum retention period is one hour. Valid --retention units:

  • nanoseconds (ns)
  • microseconds (us or µs)
  • milliseconds (ms)
  • seconds (s)
  • minutes (m)
  • hours (h)
  • days (d)
  • weeks (w)

For an infinite retention period, set the number to 0. For example, 0s.

Examples

Authentication credentials

The examples below assume your InfluxDB host, organization, and token are provided by either the active influx CLI configuration or by environment variables (INFLUX_HOST, INFLUX_ORG, and INFLUX_TOKEN). If you do not have a CLI configuration set up or the environment variables set, include these required credentials for each command with the following flags:

  • --host: InfluxDB host
  • -o, --org or --org-id: InfluxDB organization name or ID
  • -t, --token: InfluxDB API token
Update the name of a bucket
influx bucket update \
  --id 06c86c40a9f36000 \
  --name new-bucket-name
Update the retention period of a bucket
influx bucket update \
  --id 06c86c40a9f36000 \
  --retention 90d
Update the shard group duration of a bucket

Custom shard group durations are only supported in InfluxDB OSS. The shard group duration must be shorter than the buckets retention period.

influx bucket update \
  --id 06c86c40a9f36000 \
  --shard-group-duration 2d

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