Grafana Cloud

Import dashboards

You can import preconfigured dashboards into your Grafana instance or Cloud stack using the UI or the HTTP API.

Import a dashboard

To import a dashboard, follow these steps:

  1. Click Dashboards in the primary menu.

  2. Click New and select Import in the drop-down menu.

  3. Perform one of the following steps:

    • Upload a dashboard JSON file.
    • Paste a dashboard URL or ID into the field provided.
    • Paste dashboard JSON text directly into the text area.
  4. (Optional) Change the dashboard name, folder, or UID, and specify metric prefixes, if the dashboard uses any.

  5. Select a data source, if required.

  6. Click Import.

Discover dashboards on

The Dashboards page on provides you with dashboards for common server applications. Browse our library of official and community-built dashboards and import them to quickly get up and running.

Preconfigured dashboards on

You can also add to this library by exporting one of your own dashboards. For more information, refer to Share dashboards and panels.

More examples

Your Grafana Cloud stack comes with several default dashboards in the Grafana Cloud folder in Dashboards. If you’re running your own installation of Grafana, you can find more example dashboards in the public/dashboards/ directory.