Write data with the influx CLI
This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.6 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.6 documentation.
To write data from the command line, use the
influx write command.
Include the following in your command:
|Organization||Use the |
|Bucket||Use the |
|Precision||Use the |
|API token||Set the |
|Data||Write data using line protocol or annotated CSV. Pass a file with the |
See Line protocol and Annotated CSV
Example influx write commands
Write a single line of line protocol
influx write \ -b bucketName \ -o orgName \ -p s \ 'myMeasurement,host=myHost testField="testData" 1556896326'
Write line protocol from a file
influx write \ -b bucketName \ -o orgName \ -p s \ --format=lp -f /path/to/line-protocol.txt
Write annotated CSV from a file
influx write \ -b bucketName \ -o orgName \ -p s \ --format=csv -f /path/to/data.csv
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