This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.7 is the latest stable version.
The administration documentation contains all the information needed to administer a working InfluxDB installation.
Authentication and authorization in InfluxDB
Set up and manage authentication and authorization in InfluxDB OSS.
Back up and restore data
To prevent unexpected data loss, back up and restore InfluxDB OSS instances.
Compact a series file offline
influx_inspect buildtsi -compact-series-file command to compact your series file and reduce its size on disk.
Configure InfluxDB OSS
Learn about InfluxDB OSS configuration settings and environment variables.
Enable HTTPS with InfluxDB
Enable HTTPS and Transport Security Layer (TLS) secure communication between clients and your InfluxDB servers.
Enabled and disabled ports in InfluxDB.
Log and trace with InfluxDB
Structured logging, access logging, tracing, and logging locations in InfluxDB.
Manage InfluxDB security
Protect the data in your InfluxDB OSS instance.
Manage subscriptions in InfluxDB
Manage subscriptions, which copy all written data to a local or remote endpoint, in InfluxDB OSS.
Monitor InfluxDB servers
Troubleshoot and monitor InfluxDB OSS.
Rebuild the TSI index
influxd_inspect buildtsi command to rebuild your InfluxDB TSI index.
Stability and compatibility
API and storage engine compatibility and stability in InfluxDB OSS.
Upgrade to InfluxDB 1.8.x
Upgrade to the latest version of InfluxDB.
To revert to a prior version, complete the same steps as when Upgrading to InfluxDB 1.8.x, replacing 1.8.x with the version you want to downgrade to. After downloading the release, migrating your configuration settings, and enabling TSI or TSM, make sure to rebuild your index.
Note: Some versions of InfluxDB may have breaking changes that impact your ability to upgrade and downgrade. For example, you cannot downgrade from InfluxDB 1.3 or later to an earlier version. Please review the applicable version of release notes to check for compatibility issues between releases.
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