Telegraf Timestamps



My understanding was that telegraf sent input data to influxdb and the timestamp from the database was used. This would insure all machines have the same timestamp domain. What I’m seeing is a 7 hour difference between my Windows and Linux machines. I capture the measurement string sent to my http output and see the timestamp. Is there a way to disable this so the influxdb time is used?


No, Telegraf always sends data with an explicit timestamp, there is no way to disable. That said, it sends the data in UTC time, so this isn’t normally a problem, perhaps the clock is set incorrectly on one of the systems?


Thanks. I’ll have it checked.