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influx remote create

Replication remotes and replication streams can only be configured for InfluxDB OSS.

The influx remote create command creates a new remote InfluxDB connection for replicating data.

Usage

influx remote create [commond options] [arguments...]

Flags

FlagDescriptionInput typeMaps to ?
--org-idOrganization IDstringINFLUX_ORG_ID
-o--orgOrganization namestringINFLUX_ORG
-n--nameRemote connection namestring
-d--descriptionRemote connection descriptionstring
--remote-urlRemote InfluxDB instance URLstring
--remote-api-tokenRemote InfluxDB API tokenstring
--remote-org-idRemote InfluxDB organization IDstring
--allow-insecure-tlsAllows insecure TLS (self-signed certificates)
--hostInfluxDB HTTP address (default http://localhost:8086)stringINFLUX_HOST
--skip-verifySkip TLS certificate verificationINFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY
--configs-pathPath to influx CLI configurations (default ~/.influxdbv2/configs)stringINFLUX_CONFIGS_PATH
-c--active-configCLI configuration to use for commandstring
--http-debugInspect communication with InfluxDB serversstring
--jsonOutput data as JSON (default false)INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
--hide-headersHide table headers (default false)INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
-t--tokenInfluxDB API 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.

Create a new remote with InfluxDB Cloud

influx remote create \
  --name myremote \
  --org-id <OSS org ID> \
  --token <OSS token> \
  --remote-url <remote URL> \
  --remote-api-token <remote token> \
  --remote-org-id <remote ord ID>

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