InfluxDB Line Protocol input data format

This is archived documentation for InfluxData product versions that are no longer maintained.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

There are no additional configuration options for InfluxDB [line protocol][]. The InfluxDB metrics are parsed directly into Telegraf metrics.

[Line protocol](/influxdb/v1.2/write_protocols/


  files = ["example"]

  ## Data format to consume.
  ## Each data format has its own unique set of configuration options, read
  ## more about them here:
  data_format = "influx"