Delete a bucket

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.5 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.5 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

  1. In the navigation menu on the left, select Data (Load Data) > Buckets.

  2. Hover over the bucket you would like to delete.

  3. Click the icon located far right of the bucket name.

  4. Click Delete to delete the bucket.

Delete a bucket using the influx CLI

Use the 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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