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Update a task

Update a task in the InfluxDB UI

To view your tasks, click the Tasks icon in the left navigation menu.

Update a task’s Flux script

  1. In the list of tasks, click the Name of the task you would like to update.
  2. In the left panel, modify the task options.
  3. In the right panel, modify the task script.
  4. Click Save in the upper right.
Update a task

Update the status of a task

In the list of tasks, click the toggle in the Active column of the task you would like to activate or inactivate.

Update a task with the influx CLI

Use the influx task update command to update or change the status of an existing task.

This command requires a task ID, which is available in the output of influx task find.

Update a task’s Flux script

Pass the file path of your updated Flux script to the influx task update command with the ID of the task you would like to update. Modified task options defined in the Flux script are also updated.

# Pattern
influx task update -i <task-id> @/path/to/updated-task-script

# Example
influx task update -i 0343698431c35000 @/tasks/cq-mean-1h.flux

Update the status of a task

Pass the ID of the task you would like to update to the influx task update command with the --status flag.

Possible arguments of the --status flag are active or inactive.

# Pattern
influx task update -i <task-id> --status < active | inactive >

# Example
influx task update -i 0343698431c35000 --status inactive