09.04.2018

Reduce disk space usage by InfluxDB

InfluxDB can consume significant amount of disk spaceĀ  if you have big number of hosts in your network. To reduce disk space consumption you can disable per host counters and keep only total counters and per subnet counters.

As first step, disable them in FastNetMon’s configuration:

Then, you need to clean up old tables.

Open InfluxDB command line client:

Open FastNetMon’s table:

Check available data series:

Delete all records from hosts_traffic:

Also, you can remove some old records only: