Guides for Chronograf
Follow the links below to explore Chronograf’s features.
Write data to InfluxDB
Use Chronograf to write data to InfluxDB. Upload line protocol into the UI, use the InfluxQL
INTO clause, or use the Flux
to() function to write data back to InfluxDB.
Advanced Kapacitor usage
Use Kapacitor with Chronograf to manage alert history, TICKscripts, and Flux tasks.
Analyze logs with Chronograf
Analyze log information using Chronograf.
Clone dashboards and cells
Clone a dashboard or a cell and use the copy as a starting point to create new dashboard or cells.
Configure Chronograf alert endpoints
Send alert messages with Chronograf alert endpoints.
Create Chronograf alert rules
Trigger alerts by building Kapacitor alert rules in the Chronograf user interface (UI).
Create Chronograf dashboards
Visualize your data with custom Chronograf dashboards.
Explore data in Chronograf
Query and visualize data in the Data Explorer.
Monitor InfluxDB Enterprise clusters
Use Chronograf dashboards with an InfluxDB OSS server to measure and monitor InfluxDB Enterprise clusters.
Use annotations in Chronograf views
Add contextual information to Chronograf dashboards with annotations.
Use dashboard template variables
Chronograf dashboard template variables let you update cell queries without editing queries, making it easy to interact with your dashboard cells and explore your data.
Use pre-created dashboards in Chronograf
Display metrics for popular third-party applications with preconfigured dashboards in Chronograf.
View Chronograf dashboards in presentation mode
View dashboards in full screen using presentation mode.
Visualization types in Chronograf
Chronograf’s dashboard views support the following visualization types, which can be selected in the Visualization Type selection view of the Data Explorer. Visualization Type selector Each of the available visualization types and available user controls are described below. Line Graph Stacked Graph Step-Plot Graph Single Stat Line Graph + Single Stat Bar Graph Gauge Table Note For information on adding and displaying annotations in graph views, see Adding annotations to Chronograf views.
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Support and feedback
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