Installing on Windows
|Latest stable package for Windows||x64|
Read Upgrading Grafana for tips and guidance on updating an existing installation.
Important: After you’ve downloaded the zip file and before extracting it, make sure to open properties for that file (right-click Properties) and check the
unblock checkbox and
The zip file contains a folder with the current Grafana version. Extract
this folder to anywhere you want Grafana to run from. Go into the
conf directory and copy
custom.ini. You should edit
The default Grafana port is
3000, this port requires extra permissions
on Windows. Edit
custom.ini and uncomment the
configuration option (
; is the comment character in ini files) and change it to something like
8080 or similar.
That port should not require extra Windows privileges.
Default login and password
Start Grafana by executing
grafana-server.exe, located in the
bin directory, preferably from the
command line. If you want to run Grafana as Windows service, download
NSSM. It is very easy to add Grafana as a Windows
service using that tool.
Read more about the configuration options.
Logging in for the first time
Building on Windows
The Grafana backend includes Sqlite3 which requires GCC to compile. So in order to compile Grafana on Windows you need to install GCC. We recommend TDM-GCC.