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Load data from sources in the InfluxDB user interface (UI)

Load data from the following sources in the InfluxDB user interface (UI):

Load data from a client library in the UI

  1. In the navigation menu on the left, click Data (Load Data) > Sources.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Enter a specific client library to search for in the Search data writing methods field.
    • Scroll down to browse available client libraries.
  3. Click the client library to load data from.
  4. Under Code Sample Options, you’ll see a list of your InfluxDB tokens and buckets. Select both an authentication token and a bucket to write your data to. The selected token and bucket are automatically added to scripts on the page that you can use to initialize a client and write data.
  5. Click the Copy to Clipboard buttons under a script to easily paste the script into your terminal or save the script to reuse for automation.
  6. Run the scripts on the page to do the following as needed:
    • Install the package, libraries, or client
    • Write data
    • Execute a Flux query

Load data from a Telegraf plugin in the UI

  1. In the navigation menu on the left, click Data (Load Data) > Sources.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Enter a specific Telegraf plugin to search for in the Search data writing methods field.
    • Scroll down to browse available plugins.
  3. Click the plugin to load data from.
  4. Install Telegraf.
  5. Copy the default configuration script in the UI, and then add the script to Configure Telegraf.
  6. Adjust configuration settings as needed. To find configuration settings for a specific plugin, see Telegraf plugins.
  7. (Optional) To add the Telegraf configuration to InfluxDB, see Telegraf configuration.

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