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influxdb_write - Write data points into InfluxDB.

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Write data points into InfluxDB.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • python >= 2.6
  • influxdb >= 0.9

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
data_points
required
Data points as dict to write into the database.
database_name
required
Name of the database.
hostname Default:
localhost
The hostname or IP address on which InfluxDB server is listening.
Since version 2.5, defaulted to localhost.
password Default:
root
Password that will be used to authenticate against InfluxDB server.
Alias login_password added in version 2.5.

aliases: login_password
port Default:
8086
The port on which InfluxDB server is listening
proxies
(added in 2.5)
Default:
None
HTTP(S) proxy to use for Requests to connect to InfluxDB server.
retries
(added in 2.5)
Default:
3
Number of retries client will try before aborting.
0 indicates try until success.
ssl
(added in 2.5)
Default:
no
Use https instead of http to connect to InfluxDB server.
timeout
(added in 2.5)
Default:
None
Number of seconds Requests will wait for client to establish a connection.
udp_port
(added in 2.5)
Default:
4444
UDP port to connect to InfluxDB server.
use_udp
(added in 2.5)
Default:
no
Use UDP to connect to InfluxDB server.
username Default:
root
Username that will be used to authenticate against InfluxDB server.
Alias login_username added in version 2.5.

aliases: login_username
validate_certs
(added in 2.5)
Default:
yes
If set to no, the SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only set to no used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Examples

- name: Write points into database
  influxdb_write:
      hostname: "{{influxdb_ip_address}}"
      database_name: "{{influxdb_database_name}}"
      data_points:
        - measurement: connections
          tags:
            host: server01
            region: us-west
          time: "{{ ansible_date_time.iso8601 }}"
          fields:
            value: 2000
        - measurement: connections
          tags:
            host: server02
            region: us-east
          time: "{{ ansible_date_time.iso8601 }}"
          fields:
            value: 3000

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Author

  • René Moser (@resmo)

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