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Data collected is strictly anonymous in nature and cannot be used to uniquely identify a user.

What data is collected?

Appsmith Server

The Appsmith server sends a keep-alive ping every 6 hours to indicate that it is still running without any errors.


Appsmith is a lightweight proxy and does not capture any data returned by your APIs, databases, or third-party tools.

Sample event

"context": {
"ip": "",
"library": {
"name": "unknown",
"version": "unknown"
"event": "Instance Active",
"integrations": {},
"messageId": "api-1jokIBOkNv8nEmu2fGeNb01G1RC",
"properties": {
"instanceId": "<uuid>"
"receivedAt": "2020-11-04T08:15:49.537Z",
"timestamp": "2020-11-04T08:15:49.537Z",
"type": "track",
"userId": ""

Opt-in Telemetry

The following data is opt-in only. You can say no during the installation process.

Appsmith Client

The client captures anonymous behavioral data around navigation and clicks. No data from data sources is captured by Appsmith.

Sample data

"anonymousId": "0b62ab60-02ad-4f69-a181-d9c5eb2f97fa",
"context": {
"ip": "",
"library": {
"name": "analytics.js",
"version": "4.0.4"
"locale": "en-US",
"page": {
"path": "/applications",
"referrer": "",
"search": "",
"title": "Editor | Appsmith",
"url": ""
"userAgent": "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_14_6) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/86.0.4240.111 Safari/537.36"
"integrations": {},
"messageId": "ajs-9176c8f5ebc607524746206ea6aa7502",
"originalTimestamp": "2020-11-04T10:52:14.616Z",
"properties": {},
"receivedAt": "2020-11-04T10:52:14.750Z",
"sentAt": "2020-11-04T10:52:14.618Z",
"timestamp": "2020-11-04T10:52:14.748Z",
"type": "track",
"userId": "a3d8b23b9b0cac986af79f4826d009463f8dfc372f188934710115491b7665a1"

Appsmith Server

The server captures anonymous usage data around which plugins are being used. No data from data sources is captured by Appsmith.

"context": {
"library": {
"name": "analytics-java",
"version": "2.1.1"
"event": "execute_ACTION_TRIGGERED",
"integrations": {},
"messageId": "0f6b07ee-0717-413-808c-c25b09c0468",
"originalTimestamp": "2021-08-24T07:23:35.610Z",
"properties": {
"appId": "612465f87b2230debedfc6",
"appMode": "edit",
"appName": "APP1",
"datasource": {
"name": "Test App"
"instanceId": "612460418944011a10fa5b",
"isExampleApp": false,
"isSuccessfulExecution": true,
"name": "Test",
"orgId": "612464f7f230debedfc4",
"originService": "appsmith-server",
"pageId": "612465802230debedfc8",
"pageName": "Page1",
"pluginName": "PostgreSQL",
"statusCode": "",
"timeElapsed": 8,
"type": "DB",
"username": "70280e5d07e61e5e915e5d26ac8704bbd68d3f75ebad67ba439f4c354d7"
"receivedAt": "2021-08-24T07:23:39.996Z",
"sentAt": "2021-08-24T07:23:39.885Z",
"timestamp": "2021-08-24T07:23:35.721Z",
"type": "track",
"userId": "70280e5dd9e61e5e91526ac8704bbd68d3f75ebad67ba439f4c354d7",

Disable Telemetry

If you have accidentally opted for Telemetry, you can disable it. You can either disable the telemetry from Admin Settings or by making changes to the docker.env file.

Admin Settings

  • Navigate to Profile >> Click Admin Settings >> Click on General >> Scroll to Share anonymous usage data.
How to disable telemetry from Admin Settings?
  • Toggle to turn off telemetry

Navigate to Admin Settings &gt;&gt; General to turn off Telemetry

  • Click Save & Restart to restart the container for the changes to take effect.

Docker.env file

  • Navigate to the directory where the docker.env file is located.
  • Open the file in an editor and search for APPSMITH_DISABLE_TELEMETRY
  • Change the value of APPSMITH_DISABLE_TELEMETRY from false to true
  • After changes, the property in the docker.env file should read as below:
  • Save Changes
How to disable telemetry?
  • Open the terminal and navigate to the location where the docker-compose.yml file is located (docker host directory).
  • Copy and paste the below command to restart the container:
sudo docker-compose rm -fsv appsmith && sudo docker-compose up -d
  • Once the container restarts, Appsmith is up and running.

You can verify that the telemetry is turned off by navigating to Admin Settings and checking the toggle for Share anonymous usage data.