- In this article we will show you how to install Grafana 6 on Ubuntu or Debian systems.
First, ensure that system is up to date.
sudo apt-get update
After executing above command it will ask for password,enter user password.
sudo apt-get upgrade
It will ask permission to fee the disk space,enter y
Restart the system.
Add Grafana 6 APT repository, Adding Grafana gpg key which allows you to install signed packages.
curl https://packages.grafana.com/gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -
Then install Grafana APT repository:
sudo add-apt-repository "deb https://packages.grafana.com/oss/deb stable main"
It will ask for user password, enter user password
There is a separate repository if you want beta releases.
sudo add-apt-repository "deb https://packages.grafana.com/oss/deb beta main"
Once the repository is added, proceed to update your Apt repositories and install Grafana.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -y install grafana
Start and Enable Grafana service.
sudo systemctl start grafana-server sudo systemctl enable grafana-server
The grafana-service should now be running, and it look like this
Ensure the service is set to run on boot.
sudo systemctl enable grafana-server
Once the service has been started, you can access its web dashboard by visiting the server IP on port 3000.
If you have an active firewall, mostly ufw, allow port 3000 on the firewall.
sudo ufw allow proto tcp from any to any port 3000
Default logins are:
- After login change the password.