Introducing InfluxDB OSS
To get up and running with the open source (OSS) version of InfluxDB, complete the following tasks:
Download the latest InfluxDB open source (OSS) release at the InfluxData download page.
With InfluxDB open source (OSS) installed, you’re ready to start doing some awesome things. In this section we’ll use the influx command line interface (CLI), which is included in all InfluxDB packages and is a lightweight and simple way to interact with the database. The CLI communicates with InfluxDB directly by making requests to the InfluxDB API over port 8086 by default.
Note: The database can also be used by making raw HTTP requests.
This page provides directions for installing, starting, and configuring InfluxDB open source (OSS).
InfluxDB OSS installation requirements Installation of the InfluxDB package may require root or administrator privileges in order to complete successfully.
InfluxDB OSS networking ports By default, InfluxDB uses the following network ports:
TCP port 8086 is available for client-server communication using the InfluxDB API. TCP port 8088 is available for the RPC service to perform back up and restore operations.
Support and feedback
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We welcome and encourage your feedback and bug reports for InfluxDB and this documentation.
To find support, the following resources are available:
InfluxDB Cloud and InfluxDB Enterprise customers can contact InfluxData Support.