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Use Telegraf to write data

Telegraf is InfluxData’s data collection agent for collecting and reporting metrics. Its vast library of input plugins and “plug-and-play” architecture lets you quickly and easily collect metrics from many different sources. This article describes how to use Telegraf to collect and store data in InfluxDB v2.0.

For a list of available plugins, see Telegraf plugins.

Requirements

Configure Telegraf

Telegraf input and output plugins are enabled and configured in Telegraf’s configuration file (telegraf.conf). You have the following options for configuring Telegraf:


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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.