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InfluxDB templates

InfluxDB templates are prepackaged InfluxDB configurations that contain everything from dashboards and Telegraf configurations to notifications and alerts. Use templates to monitor your technology stack, set up a fresh instance of InfluxDB, back up your dashboard configuration, or share your configuration with the InfluxData community.

InfluxDB templates do the following:

  • Reduce setup time by giving you resources that are already configured for your use-case.
  • Facilitate secure, portable, and source-controlled InfluxDB resource states.
  • Simplify sharing and using pre-built InfluxDB solutions.

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Template manifests

A template manifest is a file that defines InfluxDB resources. Template manifests support the following formats:

Template manifests are compatible with Kubernetes Custom Resource Definitions (CRD).

The metadata.name field in manifests uniquely identifies each resource in the template. metadata.name values must be DNS-1123 compliant. The spec object contains the resource configuration.

Example

# bucket-template.yml
# Template manifest that defines two buckets.
apiVersion: influxdata.com/v2alpha1
kind: Bucket
metadata:
    name: thirsty-shaw-91b005
spec:
    description: My IoT Center Bucket
    name: iot-center
    retentionRules:
      - everySeconds: 86400
        type: expire
---
apiVersion: influxdata.com/v2alpha1
kind: Bucket
metadata:
    name: upbeat-fermat-91b001
spec:
    name: air_sensor
---

See Create an InfluxDB template for information about generating template manifests.

Template resources

Templates may contain the following InfluxDB resources:

Stacks

Use InfluxDB stacks to manage InfluxDB templates. When you apply a template, InfluxDB associates resources in the template with a stack. Use stacks to add, update, or remove InfluxDB templates over time.

For more information, see InfluxDB stacks below.



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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: