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Create a dashboard

  1. In the navigation menu on the left, select Boards (Dashboards).

  2. Click the Create Dashboard menu in the upper right and select New Dashboard.

  3. Enter a name for your dashboard in the Name this dashboard field in the upper left.

To import an existing dashboard:

  1. In the navigation menu on the left, select Boards (Dashboards).

  2. Click the Create Dashboard menu in the upper right and select Import Dashboard.

  3. In the window that appears:

    • Select Upload File to drag-and-drop or select a file.
    • Select Paste JSON to paste in JSON.
  4. Click Import JSON as Dashboard.

Clone a dashboard

  1. In the navigation menu on the left, select Boards (Dashboards).

  2. Hover over the dashboard and click .

  3. Click Clone. The cloned dashboard opens.

Add data to your dashboard

  1. From your dashboard, click Add Cell.
  2. Create a query in the Data Explorer following the instructions in Explore metrics.
  3. Enter a name for your cell in the upper left.
  4. Click the checkmark icon () to save the cell to your dashboard. You can also send data to your dashboard directly from the Data Explorer. For details, Explore metrics.

Add a note to your dashboard

  1. From your dashboard, click Add Note in the upper left.
  2. Enter your note in the window that appears. You can use Markdown syntax to format your note.
  3. To preview your Markdown formatting, click the Preview option.
  4. Click Save.

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Linux Package Signing Key Rotation

All signed InfluxData Linux packages have been resigned with an updated key. If using Linux, you may need to update your package configuration to continue to download and verify InfluxData software packages.

For more information, see the Linux Package Signing Key Rotation blog post.

InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB IOx

All InfluxDB Cloud organizations created on or after January 31, 2023 are backed by the new InfluxDB IOx storage engine. Check the right column of your InfluxDB Cloud organization homepage to see which InfluxDB storage engine you’re using.

If powered by IOx, this is the correct documentation.

If powered by TSM, see the TSM-based InfluxDB Cloud documentation.

InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB TSM

All InfluxDB Cloud organizations created on or after January 31, 2023 are backed by the new InfluxDB IOx storage engine which enables nearly unlimited series cardinality and SQL query support. Check the right column of your InfluxDB Cloud organization homepage to see which InfluxDB storage engine you’re using.

If powered by TSM, this is the correct documentation.

If powered by IOx, see the IOx-based InfluxDB Cloud documentation.

State of the InfluxDB Cloud (IOx) documentation

The new documentation for InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB IOx is a work in progress. We are adding new information and content almost daily. Thank you for your patience!

If there is specific information you’re looking for, please submit a documentation issue.