Create an InfluxDB scraper
This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.6 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.6 documentation.
Create a scraper in the InfluxDB user interface (UI).
Create a scraper in the InfluxDB UI
In the navigation menu on the left, select Data (Load Data) > Scrapers.
Click Create Scraper.
Enter a Name for the scraper.
Select a Bucket to store the scraped data.
Enter the Target URL to scrape. The default URL value is
http://localhost:8086/metrics, which provides InfluxDB-specific metrics in the Prometheus data format.
The new scraper will begin scraping data after approximately 10 seconds, then continue scraping in 10 second intervals.
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