Recover user credentials
This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.6 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.6 documentation.
influxd command line interface (CLI) to recover user credentials and regain access to your InfluxDB instance:
Update a password
To update a password, run the following:
influxd recovery user update \ --username example-username \ --password ExAmPL3-paS5W0rD
Note: If you’re not sure of the username, list existing users in the InfluxDB instance or create a user for recovery purposes.
List existing users in the InfluxDB instance
To list existing users in the system, run the following:
influxd recovery user list
If you used a custom
bolt-path when starting InfluxDB, provide your custom bolt path to the
influx recovery user list command with the
Create a user for recovery purposes
To create a new user for recovery purposes, run the following:
influxd recovery user create \ --username example-username \ --password ExAmPL3-paS5W0rD
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