Administering InfluxDB

Warning! This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB, which is no longer actively developed. InfluxDB v1.7 is the most recent stable version of InfluxDB.

The administration documentation contains all the information needed to administer a working InfluxDB installation.

Configuring InfluxDB

Information about the config file influx.conf

Authentication and authorization

Covers how to set up authentication and how to authenticate requests in InfluxDB. This page also describes the different user types and the InfluxQL for managing database users.

Upgrading

Information about upgrading from previous versions of InfluxDB

Enabling HTTPS

Enabling HTTPS to secure the communication between clients and the InfluxDB server, and verifying the authenticity of the InfluxDB server to clients.

Logging in InfluxDB

Information on how to direct InfluxDB log output.

Ports

Backing up and restoring

Procedures to backup data created by InfluxDB and to restore from a backup.

Managing security

Overview of security options and configurations.

Stability and compatibility

Management of breaking changes, upgrades, and ongoing support.