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How to Install InfluxDB on Ubuntu 22.04

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InfluxDB, a powerful open-source time-series database, is widely used for storing and analyzing time-series data. Whether you’re monitoring infrastructure metrics, IoT sensor data, or application performance, InfluxDB provides a robust platform for handling high volumes of timestamped data efficiently. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of installing InfluxDB on Ubuntu 22.04, the latest LTS release. By following these instructions, you’ll be able to set up a fully functional InfluxDB instance on your Ubuntu server, ready to capture and analyze your time-series data.



Let’s dive in and get your InfluxDB installation up and running smoothly on Ubuntu 22.04.


To begin, ensure you’ve established a VPSie Account if you haven’t yet. Then, move forward by deploying the Ubuntu server tailored to meet your exact requirements.

Once the server is deployed, SSH into the command line interface. Before installing any packages, it’s essential to update your system’s package list to ensure you have access to the latest versions. Open a terminal and run the following command:

sudo apt-get update -y

Download and install InfluxDB v2

Fetch and deploy the suitable .deb file by executing the provided commands with a URL sourced from the InfluxData downloads page.



Download the InfluxDB 2.7.6 package for Ubuntu/Debian AMD64:

curl -LO


Install the downloaded package using dpkg:

sudo dpkg -i influxdb2_2.7.6-1_amd64.deb


Execute the subsequent command to initiate the InfluxDB service:

sudo service influxdb start


When you install the InfluxDB package, it generates a service file located at /lib/systemd/system/influxdb.service, enabling InfluxDB to initiate as a background service during system startup.


To ensure the service is functioning properly, reboot your system and then input the subsequent command in your terminal.

sudo service influxdb status


If the attempt is successful, the result is as follows:


Access InfluxDB Web Interface

Please open your web browser and navigate to the InfluxDB web UI using the URL http://your-server-ip:8086. You’ll be directed to the login page of InfluxDB.

This page serves as a welcoming gateway. Click Get Started to initiate the setup for your initial user.

Please create a username and password, then proceed to input your information into the designated fields to finalize the setup.

You’ll be given an Operator API token here, be sure to copy it. Then, click CONFIGURE LATER to proceed directly to the Dashboard.

So there you have it! Installing InfluxDB on Ubuntu 22.04 is a breeze with these simple steps. Whether you’re diving into time-series data or exploring the world of databases, having InfluxDB up and running on your Ubuntu system opens up a world of possibilities. So go ahead, give it a try, and start collecting and analyzing your data with ease!

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