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Update an organization

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

Note that updating an organization’s name will affect any assets that reference the organization by name, including the following:

  • Queries
  • Dashboards
  • Tasks
  • Telegraf configurations
  • Templates

If you change an organization name, be sure to update the organization in the above places as well.

Update an organization in the InfluxDB UI

  1. In the navigation menu on the left, click the Org (Organization) > About.

  2. Click Rename.

  3. In the window that appears, review the information and click I understand, let’s rename my organization.

  4. Enter a new name for your organization.

  5. Click Change organization name.

Update an organization using the influx CLI

Use the influx org update command to update an organization. Updating an organization requires the following:

  • The org ID (provided in the output of influx org list)
Update the name of a organization
# Syntax
influx org update -i <org-id> -n <new-org-name>

# Example
influx org update -i 034ad714fdd6f000 -n my-new-org

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