Create a bucket
Use the InfluxDB user interface (UI) or the
influx command line interface (CLI)
to create a bucket.
Create a bucket in the InfluxDB UI
Click the Organizations tab in the navigation bar.
Click on the name of an organization, then select the Buckets tab.
Click + Create Bucket in the upper right.
Enter a Name for the bucket.
Select How often to clear data?:
Select Never to retain data forever.
Select Periodically to define a specific retention policy.
Click Create to create the bucket.
Create a bucket using the influx CLI
influx bucket create command
to create a new bucket. A bucket requires the following:
- A name
- The name or ID of the organization to which it belongs
- A retention period in nanoseconds
# Pattern influx bucket create -n <bucket-name> -o <org-name> -r <retention period in nanoseconds> # Example influx bucket create -n my-bucket -o my-org -r 604800000000000
Bug Reports and Feedback
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