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.
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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