Grafana Alloy is the new name for our distribution of the OTel collector. Grafana Agent has been deprecated and is in Long-Term Support (LTS) through October 31, 2025. Grafana Agent will reach an End-of-Life (EOL) on November 1, 2025. Read more about why we recommend migrating to Grafana Alloy.

This is documentation for the next version of Agent. For the latest stable release, go to the latest version.

Open source

Install Grafana Agent Flow as a standalone binary

Grafana Agent Flow is distributed as a standalone binary for the following operating systems and architectures:

  • Linux: AMD64, ARM64
  • Windows: AMD64
  • macOS: AMD64 (Intel), ARM64 (Apple Silicon)
  • FreeBSD: AMD64

Download Grafana Agent

To download Grafana Agent Flow as a standalone binary, perform the following steps.

  1. Navigate to the current Grafana Agent release page.

  2. Scroll down to the Assets section.

  3. Download the grafana-agent zip file that matches your operating system and machine’s architecture.

  4. Extract the package contents into a directory.

  5. If you are installing Grafana Agent Flow on Linux, macOS, or FreeBSD, run the following command in a terminal:

    chmod +x <BINARY_PATH>

    Replace the following:

    • <BINARY_PATH>: The path to the extracted binary.

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