Manage security and authorization
This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.6 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.6 documentation.
Security, access control, and sensitive secret handling are incredibly important when handling any sort of sensitive data. This section provides information about managing the security of your InfluxDB instance.
InfluxDB 2.x/1.x compatibility
If you upgraded from 1.x to 2.3,
influx v1 auth commands
to manage authorizations for the 1.x compatibility API.
Enable TLS encryption
Enable Transport Layer Security (TLS) and use the HTTPS protocol to secure communication between clients and InfluxDB.
Enable security features
Enable a collection of additional security and hardening features in InfluxDB OSS to better secure your InfluxDB instance.
Manage, use, and store secrets in InfluxDB.
Manage API tokens
Manage API tokens in InfluxDB using the InfluxDB UI or the influx CLI.
Disable development features
Disable development features that may not be desirable in production.
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