Delete a task

Delete a task in the InfluxDB UI

  1. In the navigation menu on the left, select Tasks.

  2. In the list of tasks, hover over the task you want to delete.

  3. Click Delete on the far right.

  4. Click Confirm.

Delete a task with the influx CLI

Use the influx task delete command to delete a task.

# Syntax
influx task delete -i <task-id>

# Example
influx task delete -i 0343698431c35000

To find the task ID, see how to view tasks

Delete a task using the InfluxDB API

Use the /tasks/TASK_ID InfluxDB API endpoint to delete a task and all associated records (task runs, logs, and labels).

DELETE http://localhost:8086/api/v2/tasks/TASK_ID

To find the task ID, see how to view tasks

Once the task is deleted, InfluxDB cancels all scheduled runs of the task.

If you want to disable a task instead of delete it, see how to update the task status to inactive.

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