Troubleshooting InfluxDB

Warning! This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB, which is no longer actively developed. InfluxDB v1.8 is the most recent stable version of InfluxDB.

Frequently asked questions

This page addresses frequent sources of confusion and places where InfluxDB behaves in an unexpected way relative to other database systems. Where applicable, it links to outstanding issues on GitHub.

Query management

With InfluxDB’s query management features, users are able to identify currently-running queries and have the ability to kill queries that are overloading their system. Additionally, users can prevent and halt the execution of inefficient queries with several configuration settings.

Error messages

This page includes information about some of the more common InfluxDB error messages, their descriptions, and, where applicable, common resolutions.