InfluxDB Connector (Source and Sink) for Confluent Platform¶
The InfluxDB Connector is used to copy data between Apache Kafka® and InfluxDB Server.
- The InfluxDB source connector is used to export data from InfluxDB Server to Kafka topics.
- The InfluxDB sink connector is used to import data from Kafka topics to InfluxDB Server.
Install the InfluxDB Connector¶
The InfluxDB Connector is compatible with Confluent Platform version 4.1 (and later).
You can install this connector by using the Confluent Hub client (recommended) or you can manually download the ZIP file.
Install the connector using Confluent Hub¶
- Confluent Hub Client must be installed. This is installed by default with Confluent Enterprise.
Navigate to your Confluent Platform installation directory and run the following command to install the latest (
latest) connector version. The connector must be installed on every machine where Connect will run.
confluent-hub install confluentinc/kafka-connect-influxdb:latest
You can install a specific version by replacing
latest with a version number. For example:
confluent-hub install confluentinc/kafka-connect-influxdb:1.0.0-preview
Install the connector manually¶
Download and extract the ZIP file for your connector and then follow the manual connector installation instructions.
You can use this connector for a 30-day trial period without a license key.
After 30 days, this connector is available under a Confluent enterprise license. Confluent issues enterprise license keys to subscribers, along with providing enterprise-level support for Confluent Platform and your connectors. If you are a subscriber, please contact Confluent Support at email@example.com for more information.
See Confluent Platform license for license properties and License topic configuration for information about the license topic. License details are the same for both the source and sink connectors.
For a complete list of configuration properties for the source connector, see InfluxDB Source Connector Configuration Properties.
For a complete list of configuration properties for the sink connector, see InfluxDB Sink Connector Configuration Properties.
For an example of how to get Kafka Connect connected to Confluent Cloud, see Distributed Cluster in Connect Kafka Connect to Confluent Cloud.