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influxd recovery user update

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

Use influxd recovery user update to update a password. Useful when you forget your username and need to update your credentials. To retrieve all usernames in the system, use influxd recovery user list or use influxd recovery user create to create new user for recovery purposes.

This command can only be executed when the InfluxDB server (influxd) is not running.

Usage

influxd recovery user update [flags]

Flags

FlagDescriptionInput Type
--bolt-pathPath to the BoltDB file (default ~.influxdbv2/influxd.bolt)string
-h--helpHelp for update
--id or usernameEnter the ID or name for an existing userstring
--passwordNew password for the specified userstring

Examples

Update a user password
influxd recovery user update \
  --username example-username \
  --password ExAmPL3-paS5W0rD

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