Use the influx query command
This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.7 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.7 documentation.
influx query command to query data in InfluxDB using Flux.
Pass Flux queries to the command as either a file or via stdin.
Run a query from a file
influx query --file /path/to/query.flux
Pass raw Flux via stdin pipe
influx query - # Return to open the pipe data = from(bucket: "example-bucket") |> range(start: -10m) # ... # Linux & macOS: <ctrl-d> to close the pipe and submit the command # Windows: <enter>, then <ctrl-d>, then <enter> to close the pipe and submit the command
Remove unnecessary columns in large datasets
When using the
influx query command to query and download large datasets,
drop columns such as
_stop to optimize the download file size.
// ... |> drop(columns: ["_start", "_stop"])
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