Telegraf data formats

Warning! This page documents an earlier version of Telegraf, which is no longer actively developed. Telegraf v1.9 is the most recent stable version of Telegraf.

This section covers the input data formats and output data formats used in the Telegraf plugin-driven server agent component of the InfluxData time series platform.

Telegraf input data formats

Telegraf input data formats supports parsing input data formats into metrics for InfluxDB Line Protocol, JSON, Graphite, Value, Nagios, Collectd, and Dropwizard.

Telegraf output data formats

Telegraf output data formats can serialize metrics into output data formats for InfluxDB Line Protocol, JSON, and Graphite.

Telegraf template patterns

Telegraf template patterns are used to define templates for use with parsing and serializing data formats in Telegraf.