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influx v1 auth set-active

The influx v1 auth set-active command activates an authorization in the InfluxDB 1.x compatibility API. Only active authorizations grant access to InfluxDB.

Usage

influx v1 auth set-active [flags]

Flags

FlagDescriptionInput typeMaps to ?
-c--active-configConfig name to use for commandstring$INFLUX_ACTIVE_CONFIG
--configs-pathPath to the influx CLI configurations (default: ~/.influxdbv2/configs)string$INFLUX_CONFIGS_PATH
-h--helpHelp for the set-active command
--hide-headersHide the table headers (default: false)$INFLUX_HIDE_HEADERS
--host(Required) HTTP address of InfluxDBstring$INFLUX_HOST
-i--idAuthorization IDstring
--jsonOutput data as JSON (default: false)$INFLUX_OUTPUT_JSON
--skip-verifySkip TLS certificate verificationINFLUX_SKIP_VERIFY
-t--tokenAPI tokenstring$INFLUX_TOKEN
--usernameAuthorization usernamestring$INFLUX_USERNAME

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
Activate a v1 authorization
influx v1 auth set-active --id 00xX00o0X001

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