Use Telegraf to collect data
Telegraf is InfluxData’s data collection agent for collecting and reporting metrics. Its vast library of input plugins and “plug-and-play” architecture lets you quickly and easily collect metrics from many different sources. This article describes how to use Telegraf to collect and store data in InfluxDB v2.0.
For a list of available plugins, see Telegraf plugins.
- Telegraf 1.9.2 or greater. For information about installing Telegraf, see the Telegraf Installation instructions.
All Telegraf input and output plugins are enabled and configured in Telegraf’s configuration file (
You have the following options for configuring Telegraf:
Bug Reports and Feedback
Thank you for being willing to help test InfluxDB v2.0 alpha! Feedback and bug reports are welcome and encouraged both for InfluxDB and this documentation. Submit feedback using one of the following methods:
- Post in the InfluxData Community
- In the InfluxDB UI, click Feedback in the left navigation bar.