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Enable Flux

Flux is packaged with InfluxDB v1.8+ and does not require any additional installation, however it is disabled by default and needs to be enabled.

Enable Flux

Enable Flux by setting the flux-enabled option to true under the [http] section of your influxdb.conf:

influxdb.conf
# ...

[http]

  # ...

  flux-enabled = true

  # ...

The default location of your influxdb.conf depends on your operating system. More information is available in the Configuring InfluxDB guides.

When InfluxDB starts, the Flux daemon starts as well and data can be queried using Flux.


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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: