influxd downgrade

Use the 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 earlier releases. 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. This command downgrades metadata schemas to match the schemas of an older release and allows the older influxd binary to boot successfully.

Run this command prior to downgrading the influxd binary.


influxd downgrade [flags] <target-version>


FlagDescriptionInput type
--bolt-pathPath to BoltDB database (default is ~/.influxdbv2/influxd.bolt)string
-h--helpHelp for downgrade
--log-levelLog level (debug, info (default), warn or error)string
--sqlite-pathPath to SQLite database (default is influxd.sqlite in the bolt path directory)string


Downgrade to InfluxDB 2.0
influxd downgrade 2.0

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The future of Flux

Flux is going into maintenance mode. You can continue using it as you currently are without any changes to your code.

Flux is going into maintenance mode and will not be supported in InfluxDB 3.0. This was a decision based on the broad demand for SQL and the continued growth and adoption of InfluxQL. We are continuing to support Flux for users in 1.x and 2.x so you can continue using it with no changes to your code. If you are interested in transitioning to InfluxDB 3.0 and want to future-proof your code, we suggest using InfluxQL.

For information about the future of Flux, see the following: