About the Kapacitor OSS project

Warning! This page documents an earlier version of Kapacitor, which is no longer actively developed. Kapacitor v1.5 is the most recent stable version of Kapacitor.

Kapacitor OSS is open source and InfluxData welcomes contributions from the community.

Kapacitor OSS release notes

The Kapacitor OSS release notes cover features, bug fixes, breaking alerts, and other information about the current and previous releases.

Contributing to Kapacitor OSS

See the Contributing to Kapacitor OSS page for information on how you can contribute to Kapacitor OSS, including:

  • filing bug reports (GitHub issues)
  • submitting feature requests
  • contribute to the open source code
  • submitting pull requests

This page also includes details on the use of third party software libraries, getting the source, building and testing, code generation, build scripts, and much more.

Contributing Kapacitor event handler integrations

See Contributing Kapacitor event handler integrations to learn how to create a custom event handler for alerting.

Contributing Kapacitor output nodes

See Contributing Kapacitor output nodes to learn how to add a new node to Kapacitor that can output data to a custom endpoint.

InfluxData Contributor License Agreement (CLA)

In order to begin contributing to Kapacitor OSS project, you need to complete and sign the InfluxData Contributor License Agreement (CLA).

Open source license

See the open source license for conditions and restrictions for the use of the Kapacitor source code.

Third party software

InfluxData products contain third party software, which means the copyrighted, patented, or otherwise legally protected software of third parties that is incorporated in InfluxData products.

Third party suppliers make no representation nor warranty with respect to such third party software or any portion thereof. Third party suppliers assume no liability for any claim that might arise with respect to such third party software, nor for a customer’s use of or inability to use the third party software.

The list of third party software components, including references to associated licenses and other materials, is maintained on a version by version basis.