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Create scrapable endpoints

This page documents an earlier version of InfluxDB. InfluxDB v2.6 is the latest stable version. View this page in the v2.6 documentation.

InfluxDB scrapers can collect data from any HTTP(S)-accessible endpoint that returns data in the Prometheus data format. The links below provide information about the Prometheus data format and tools and clients that generate Prometheus-formatted metrics.

Prometheus Node Exporter

The Prometheus Node Exporter exposes a wide variety of hardware- and kernel-related metrics for *nix systems.

Monitoring linux host metrics with the Node Exporter

Prometheus exporters and integrations

Prometheus exporters and integrations export Prometheus metrics from third-party systems or services.

List of third-party exporters
Write a custom Prometheus exporter

Prometheus client libraries

Prometheus client libraries instrument applications for each of their respective languages. Application metrics are output to an HTTP(S) endpoint where they can be scraped.

Instrumenting a Go application for Prometheus
Writing Prometheus client libraries


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Linux Package Signing Key Rotation

All signed InfluxData Linux packages have been resigned with an updated key. If using Linux, you may need to update your package configuration to continue to download and verify InfluxData software packages.

For more information, see the Linux Package Signing Key Rotation blog post.

InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB IOx

All InfluxDB Cloud organizations created on or after January 31, 2023 are backed by the new InfluxDB IOx storage engine. Check the right column of your InfluxDB Cloud organization homepage to see which InfluxDB storage engine you’re using.

If powered by IOx, this is the correct documentation.

If powered by TSM, see the TSM-based InfluxDB Cloud documentation.

InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB TSM

All InfluxDB Cloud organizations created on or after January 31, 2023 are backed by the new InfluxDB IOx storage engine which enables nearly unlimited series cardinality and SQL query support. Check the right column of your InfluxDB Cloud organization homepage to see which InfluxDB storage engine you’re using.

If powered by TSM, this is the correct documentation.

If powered by IOx, see the IOx-based InfluxDB Cloud documentation.

State of the InfluxDB Cloud (IOx) documentation

The new documentation for InfluxDB Cloud backed by InfluxDB IOx is a work in progress. We are adding new information and content almost daily. Thank you for your patience!

If there is specific information you’re looking for, please submit a documentation issue.