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The InfluxDB connector allows for the retrieval of a JSON data set from the InfluxDB. The database communicates over HTTP(S) where you can define a query in the URL to return the desired data.


1.     Select Influx DB from the Data Sources pane. The Influx DB Settings pane and the retrieved Influx DB source are displayed.


2.     Enter the Name of the InfluxDB data source, then click .

3.     Enter the following information:




InfluxDB host address.


InfluxDB host port. Default is 8086.

User Id

The user Id that will be used to connect to the InfluxDB service.


The password to connect to the InfluxDB service.

Check the Show Characters box to display the entered characters.


The name of the database that will communicate over the HTTP(S).

Time out (Secs)

The time out period applied to both the TCP socket and for individual read IO operations. Default is 10.


4.     Enter an SQL-like query language into the Query box.

5.     Date/Time values of output data and Date/Time inputs, where supported, is by default unchanged.

You can opt to define the Show in Timezone and Source Timezone settings.

6.     Set the row limit of the data set.

7.     Tap the Preview Selected Data Source slider to turn it on.

8.     Click  to display the data preview.