Contents Startup The Kapacitor configuration file Kapacitor environment variables Configuring with the HTTP API Basic installation and startup of the Kapacitor service is covered in Getting started with Kapacitor. The basic principles of working with Kapacitor described there should be understood before continuing here. This document presents Kapacitor configuration in greater detail.
Kapacitor service properties are configured using key-value pairs organized into groups. Any property key can be located by following its path in the configuration file (for example, [http].
Covers Kapacitor OSS security, securing InfluxDB and Kapacitor, and securing Chronograf and Kapacitor.
Contents Overview Stopping the Kapacitor service Backup configuration and data Debian package upgrade RPM package upgrade Upgrade with .zip or .tar.gz Verifying the restart Overview How Kapacitor was installed will determine how Kapacitor should be upgraded.
The application may have been installed directly using the package management mechanisms of the OS or it may have been installed by unpackging the .zip or .tar.gz distributions. This document will cover upgrading Kapacitor from release 1.
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