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Set up 1.x monitoring dashboards

The following dashboards provide visualizations of performance metrics for InfluxDB open source (OSS), InfluxDB Enterprise, and Kapacitor.

Prebuilt dashboards

Chronograf provides prebuilt monitoring dashboards that use data from specific Telegraf input plugins. To view prebuilt dashboards:

  1. Open Chronograf and click Host List in the navigation bar.
  2. Each link in the Apps column is a prebuilt dashboard generated using metrics from Telegraf input plugins. Click a link to view the associated dashboard.

Import monitoring dashboards

Use the dashboards below to visualize and monitor key TICK stack metrics. Download the dashboard file and import it into Chronograf. For detailed instructions, see Importing a dashboard.

Monitor InfluxDB OSS

Use the InfluxDB OSS Monitor dashboard to monitor InfluxDB OSS in Chronograf.

Download InfluxDB OSS Monitor dashboard

The InfluxDB OSS Monitor dashboard uses data from the _internal database (not recommended for production) or collected by the Telegraf influxdb input plugin. This dashboard contains the following cells:

  • Queries Executed Per Minute
  • HTTP Requests Per Minute
  • Points Throughput Per Minute by Hostname
  • Series Cardinality & Measurements by Database
  • HTTP Request Duration (99th %)
  • Heap Size
  • Shard Write Errors
  • Continuous Queries Executed Per Minute

Monitor InfluxDB Enterprise

Use the InfluxDB Enterprise Monitor dashboard to monitor InfluxDB Enterprise in Chronograf.

Download InfluxDB Enterprise Monitor dashboard

The InfluxDB Enterprise Monitor dashboard uses data from the _internal database (not recommended for production) or collected by the Telegraf influxdb input plugin. This dashboard contains the following cells:

  • Queries Executed Per Minute
  • HTTP Requests Per Minute
  • Points Throughput Per Minute by Hostname
  • Series Cardinality & Measurements by Database
  • HTTP Request Duration (99th %)
  • Heap Size
  • Shard Write Errors
  • Continuous Queries Executed Per Minute
  • Hinted HandOff Queue Size
  • Anti-Entropy Errors & Jobs

Monitor Kapacitor

Use the Kapacitor Monitor dashboard to monitor Kapacitor in Chronograf.

Download Kapacitor Monitor dashboard

The Kapacitor Monitor dashboard requires the Telegraf mem, cpu, system, and kapacitor input plugins and contains the following cells:

  • Kapacitor Host RAM Usage
  • Kapacitor Host CPU Usage
  • Kapacitor Host Load (1, 5, 15)
  • Number of Subscriptions
  • Number of Running Tasks
  • Data Ingest Rate

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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: