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Manage labels in the InfluxDB UI

Labels are a way to add visual metadata to dashboards, tasks, and other items in the InfluxDB UI. To manage labels:

  • In the navigation menu on the left, select Settings > Labels.

Create a label

  1. Click Create Label.
  2. Enter a Name for the label.
  3. Enter a description for the label (Optional).
  4. Select a Color for the label.
  5. Click Create Label.

Edit a label

  1. In the label list view, click the name of the label you would like to edit. The Edit Label overlay will appear.
  2. Make the desired changes to the label.
  3. Click Save Changes.

Delete a label

  1. In the label list view, hover over the label you would like to delete and click .
  2. Click Delete.

Add labels to dashboard items

  1. In the list view of dashboards, tasks, or other assets, hover over the item to which you would like to add a label.
  2. Click the icon that appears below the name. The Add Labels overlay will appear.
  3. Type the name of the label you would like to add to filter the list of available labels. Click the label you would like to add.

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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!

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