How to Install influxdb on CentOs 7

The influxdb is an open-source time-series database. The significant advantage of InfluxDB is that it will allow the user to store a huge volume of time-series data.

First of all, to install the influxdb on centos 7, we need to install the centos 7. Once you have installed the centos and then add the influxdb yum repository to the freshly installed centos 7.

This blog helps you to install influxdb on CentOs 7. If you are looking for influxdb installation and server management, please contact our expert team to get it done on your behalf. You can also refer to our server management plan for further assistance.

Later, add the following commands into your system.

cat <<EOF | sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/influxdb.repo
name = InfluxDB Repository - RHEL \$releasever
baseurl =\$releasever/\$basearch/stable
enabled = 1
gpgcheck = 1
gpgkey =

Now you can start the installation by following the commands.

sudo yum install influxdb

Let’s start the influxdb service for the first time and try to autostart when the system starts.

sudo /bin/systemctl start  influxdb.service
sudo /bin/systemctl enable influxdb.service

While installing the standard centos 7 the firewalls need to be open for the influx db port.

firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-port=8086/tcp
firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-port=8083/tcp
firewall-cmd --reload

Use the following URL which will take you to the web interface of influxdb installation.



This blog will help you to install influxdb on CentOs 7. Whereas the influxdb is an open-source time-series database that helps in allowing the user to store a huge volume of time-series data. for further, installation assistance tries out our server management plan.

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