To downgrade from InfluxDB 2.5 to a previous 2.x version,
influxd downgrade command to downgrade the metadata schema used by
influxd to match the metadata schema of a older release.
InfluxDB does not guarantee backwards-compatibility with older releases in its embedded metadata stores.
Attempting to start an older
influxd binary with a BoltDB or SQLite file that has
been migrated to a newer schema will result in a startup error similar to:
Error: up: reading migrations: migration "...": migration specification not found
To downgrade from InfluxDB 2.5 to a previous 2.x version:
influxd downgradeusing the 2.5
influxdbinary. Specify the previous InfluxDB version to downgrade to. For example, to downgrade to InfluxDB 2.0:
influxd downgrade 2.0
Install the earlier version of InfluxDB:
Start InfluxDB with the earlier versioned
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