Update a bucket

Use the InfluxDB user interface (UI) or the influx command line interface (CLI) to update a bucket.

Update a bucket in the InfluxDB UI

  1. Click the Organizations tab in the navigation bar.

  2. Click on the name of an organization, then select the Buckets tab. All of the organization’s buckets appear.

  3. To update a bucket’s name or retention policy, click the name of the bucket from the list.

  4. Click Update to save.

Update a bucket using the influx CLI

Use the influx bucket update command to update a bucket. Updating a bucket requires the following:

  • The bucket ID (provided in the output of influx bucket find)
  • The name or ID of the organization to which the bucket belongs
Update the name of a bucket
# Pattern
influx bucket update -i <bucket-id> -o <org-name> -n <new-bucket-name>

# Example
influx bucket update -i 034ad714fdd6f000 -o my-org -n my-new-bucket
Update a bucket’s retention policy
# Pattern
influx bucket update -i <bucket-id> -o <org-name> -r <retention period in nanoseconds>

# Example
influx bucket update -i 034ad714fdd6f000 -o my-org -r 1209600000000000

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