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 tokens to authenticate requests to InfluxDB, including requests to write, query, and manage data and resources.
Authenticate requests using the
influx CLI, API requests made with client libraries, and tools like
Add a token to a CLI request
influx write -t <token> -b BUCKET -o org-name <LINE PROTOCOL>
export INFLUX_TOKEN=my-token influx write -t $INFLUX_TOKEN -b my-bucket -o my-org "measurement field=1"
See here to configure environment variables on Windows. (Click on the Windows tab.)
Use CLI configurations
Automatically manage and use tokens from the CLI using
Use a token in an API request
Use tokens in API requests.
Use a token in Postman
Make authenticated requests with tokens using Postman.
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