Use Postman with the InfluxDB API
Download Postman from the official downloads page.
Or to install with Homebrew on macOS, run the following command:
brew install --cask postman
Send authenticated API requests with Postman
Authenticate with a username and password
To configure Postman to send an InfluxDB API token with the
Authorization: Token HTTP header, do the following:
- If you have not already, create a token.
- In the Postman Authorization tab, select API Key in the Type dropdown.
- For Key, enter
- For Value, enter
Token INFLUX_API_TOKEN, replacing
INFLUX_API_TOKENwith the token generated in step 1.
- Ensure that the Add to option is set to Header.
Test authentication credentials
To test the authentication, in Postman, enter your InfluxDB API
/api/v2/ root endpoint URL and click Send.
InfluxDB v2 API root endpoint
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