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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 either the active influx CLI configuration or by environment variables (INFLUX_HOST, INFLUX_ORG, and INFLUX_TOKEN). If you do not have a CLI configuration set up or the environment variables set, include these required credentials for each command with the following flags:

  • --host: InfluxDB host
  • -o, --org or --org-id: InfluxDB organization name or ID
  • -t, --token: InfluxDB API token

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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InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB IOx

All InfluxDB Cloud organizations created on or after January 31, 2023 are backed by the new InfluxDB IOx storage engine. Check the right column of your InfluxDB Cloud organization homepage to see which InfluxDB storage engine you’re using.

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InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB TSM

All InfluxDB Cloud organizations created on or after January 31, 2023 are backed by the new InfluxDB IOx storage engine which enables nearly unlimited series cardinality and SQL query support. Check the right column of your InfluxDB Cloud organization homepage to see which InfluxDB storage engine you’re using.

If powered by TSM, this is the correct documentation.

If powered by IOx, see the IOx-based InfluxDB Cloud documentation.

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