Enable HTTPS on influxdb for debian

To enable HTTPS on influxdb for debian do the following.

Get a certificate. Easy way is to let debian do it for you. The ssl-cert package will generate a self signed cert.

Now pipe the key and pem to somewhere influxdb can get to it. 

Then turn on https in your /etc/influxdb/influxdb.conf and point to your new pem.

Start up influxdb and you’re done.

 

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