Use Telegraf to write data
Telegraf is InfluxData’s data collection agent for collecting and reporting metrics. Its vast library of input plugins and “plug-and-play” architecture lets you quickly and easily collect metrics from many different sources. This article describes how to use Telegraf to collect and store data in InfluxDB v2.1.
For a list of available plugins, see Telegraf plugins.
- Telegraf 1.9.2 or greater. For information about installing Telegraf, see the Telegraf Installation instructions.
Telegraf input and output plugins are enabled and configured in Telegraf’s configuration file (
You have the following options for configuring Telegraf:
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