Installing on macOS
This page provides instructions to help you install Grafana on macOS. You can either install using homebrew or a binary tar file.
Install using homebrew
Installation can be done using homebrew
Install latest stable:
brew update brew install grafana
To start grafana look at the command printed after the homebrew install completes.
To upgrade use the reinstall command
brew update brew reinstall grafana
You can also install the latest unstable grafana from git:
brew install --HEAD grafana/grafana/grafana
To upgrade grafana if you’ve installed from HEAD:
brew reinstall --HEAD grafana/grafana/grafana
To start Grafana using homebrew services first make sure homebrew/services is installed.
brew tap homebrew/services
Then start Grafana using:
brew services start grafana
Default login and password
Install from binary tar file
Download the latest
.tar.gz file and
extract it. This will extract into a folder named after the version you
downloaded. This folder contains all files required to run Grafana. There are
no init scripts or install scripts in this package.
To configure Grafana add a configuration file named
custom.ini to the
conf folder and override any of the settings defined in
Start Grafana by executing
grafana-server binary needs the working directory to be the root install directory (where the binary and the
public folder is located).