telegraf config

The telegraf config command generates Telegraf configuration files and migrates deprecated plugins in configuration files.


telegraf [global-flags] config [subcommand] [flags]


create (default)Create and output a Telegraf configuration
migrateMigrate deprecated plugins to supported plugins
help, hShow command help


--section-filterFilter sections to print separated by : (Valid values are agent, global_tags, outputs, processors, aggregators and inputs)
--input-filterFilter inputs to enable separated by :
--output-filterFilter outputs to enable separated by :
--aggregator-filterFilter aggregators to enable separated by :
--processor-filterFilter processors to enable separated by :
--secretstore-filterFilter secret-stores to enable separated by :
-h--helpShow command help


Create a full configuration

telegraf config

Create a full configuration as save it to a file

telegraf config > telegraf.conf

Create a configuration with specific sections and plugins

To print a configuration containing only a Modbus input plugin and an InfluxDB v2 output plugin, run the following:

telegraf config \
  --section-filter "inputs:outputs" \
  --input-filter "modbus" \
  --output-filter "influxdb_v2"

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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: