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InfluxDB command-line client. More information:

  • Connect to an InfluxDB running on localhost with no credentials:


  • Connect with a specific username (will prompt for a password):

influx -username {{username}} -password ""

  • Connect to a specific host:

influx -host {{hostname}}

  • Use a specific database:

influx -database {{database_name}}

  • Execute a given command:

influx -execute "{{influxql_command}}"

  • Return output in a specific format:

influx -execute "{{influxql_command}}" -format {{json|csv|column}}