Database Administration

This is archived documentation for InfluxData product versions that are no longer maintained. For newer documentation, see the latest InfluxData documentation.

The administration documentation contains all the information needed to administer a working InfluxDB installation.

Authentication and Authorization

This section covers setting up and managing authentication and authorization in InfluxDB.

Backup and Restore

Procedures to backup data created by InfluxDB and to restore from a backup.

Database Configuration

Information about the config file influx.conf


Information on how to direct InfluxDB log output.

Server Monitoring

Information for the various datasources about the database process.


Information about upgrading from previous versions of InfluxDB