Guides for Chronograf
Follow the links below to explore Chronograf’s features.
Use Chronograf to write data to InfluxDB. Upload line protocol into the UI, use the InfluxQL
INTO clause, or use the Flux
to() function to write data back to InfluxDB.
Use Kapacitor with Chronograf to manage alert history, TICKscripts, and Flux tasks.
Analyze log information using Chronograf.
Clone a dashboard or a cell and use the copy as a starting point to create new dashboard or cells.
Send alert messages with Chronograf alert endpoints.
Trigger alerts by building Kapacitor alert rules in the Chronograf user interface (UI).
Visualize your data with custom Chronograf dashboards.
Query and visualize data in the Data Explorer.
Use Chronograf dashboards with an InfluxDB OSS server to measure and monitor InfluxDB Enterprise clusters.
Add contextual information to Chronograf dashboards with annotations.
Chronograf dashboard template variables let you update cell queries without editing queries, making it easy to interact with your dashboard cells and explore your data.
Display metrics for popular third-party applications with preconfigured dashboards in Chronograf.
View dashboards in full screen using presentation mode.
Chronograf’s dashboard views support the following visualization types, which can be selected in the Visualization Type selection view of the Data Explorer.
Visualization Type selector
Each of the available visualization types and available user controls are described below.
Line Graph Stacked Graph Step-Plot Graph Single Stat Line Graph + Single Stat Bar Graph Gauge Table Note For information on adding and displaying annotations in graph views, see Adding annotations to Chronograf views.
Support and feedback
Thank you for being part of our community!
We welcome and encourage your feedback and bug reports for Chronograf and this documentation.
To find support, the following resources are available: