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About the InfluxDB collector

Use this collector to discover InfluxDB buckets and columns across your enterprise. Dive deep into metadata about buckets, tasks, and measurement columns, empowering users to easily locate and monitor time series data, coupled with insights on its processing.

An example of metadata from an InfluxDB Task inside the platform, including the expression, last run status, and task status.



The InfluxDB collector can be run in the Cloud or on-premise using Docker or Jar files.


The latest version of the Collector is 2.200. To view the release notes for this version and all previous versions, please go here.

What is cataloged

The collector catalogs the following information.

Table 1.


Information cataloged

Explicit Bucket

  • Name, Description, Bucket Type

Implicit Bucket


  • Name, Description, Bucket Type


  • Name, Description, Column Type, Field Type

Measurement Schema

  • Name, Description


  • Name, Description


  • Name, Description, Schedule cron expression, Schedule period in seconds, Schedule period offset, Task flux expression, Last run completed at, Last run status, Last run error, Task status, Task type

Telegraf Configuration

  • Name, Description, Declared output bucket, Telegraf configuration

Relationships between objects

By default, the harvested metadata includes catalog pages for the following resource types. Each catalog page has a relationship to the other related resource types. If the metadata presentation for this data source has been customized with the help of the Solutions team, you may see other resource pages and relationships.

Table 2.

Resource page


Explicit Bucket

  • Measurement Schema contained in Explicit Bucket

Measurement Column

  • Measurement Schema containing Measurement Column

Measurement Schema

  • Explicit Bucket with Measurement Schema

  • Measurement Columns contained in Measurement Schema

InfluxDB version supported

  • The collector supports InfluxDB Cloud 2.0.

Authentication supported