InfluxDB 1.x compatibility API
The InfluxDB v2 API includes InfluxDB 1.x compatibility
endpoints that work with InfluxDB 1.x client libraries and third-party integrations
like Grafana and others.
InfluxDB Cloud all query and write requests to be authenticated using InfluxDB authentication tokens. Use the following authenication methods:
Token authentication requires the following credential:
- token: InfluxDB authentication token
Authorization header with the
Token scheme to provide your
authentication token to InfluxDB.
Token authentication with authorization header
# Header syntax Authorization: Token <token> # Header example Authorization: Token mYSuP3rs3cREtT0k3N
Basic authentication requires the following credentials:
- username: InfluxDB Cloud username
- password: InfluxDB Cloud authentication token
# --user syntax <username>:<password>
The compatibility API supports InfluxQL, with the following caveats:
SELECT ... INTO ...) is not supported.
- With the exception of
DROP MEASUREMENTqueries, which are still allowed, InfluxQL database management commands are not supported.
Support and feedback
Thank you for being part of our community! We welcome and encourage your feedback and bug reports for InfluxDB and this documentation. To find support, the following resources are available:
InfluxDB Cloud and InfluxDB Enterprise customers can contact InfluxData Support.