Rebuild the TSI index
This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.0 is the latest stable version.
The InfluxDB Time Series Index (TSI) indexes or caches measurement and tag data to ensure queries are performant. In some cases, it may be necessary to flush and rebuild the TSI Index. Use the following steps to rebuild your InfluxDB TSI index:
1. Stop InfluxDB
Stop InfluxDB by stopping the
2. Remove all
_series directories are are stored at
however you should check for and remove
_series files throughout the
3. Remove all index directories
Remove all index directories.
By default, index directories are stored at
4. Rebuild the TSI index
influx_inspect command line client (CLI)
to rebuild the TSI index:
# Pattern influx_inspect buildtsi -datadir <data_dir> -waldir <wal_dir> # Example influx_inspect buildtsi -datadir /data -waldir /wal
5. Restart InfluxDB
Restart InfluxDB by starting the
Rebuilding the TSI index in an InfluxDB Enterprise cluster
To rebuild the TSI index in an InfluxDB Enterprise cluster, perform the steps
above on each data node in the cluster one after the other.
After restarting the
influxd process on a data node, allow the
hinted handoff queue (HHQ)
to write all missed data to the updated node before moving on to the next node.
Support and feedback
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