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Install Loki

There are several methods of installing Loki and Promtail:

The Sizing Tool can be used to determine the proper cluster sizing given an expected ingestion rate and query performance. It targets the Helm installation on Kubernetes.

General process

In order to run Loki, you must:

  1. Download and install both Loki and Promtail.
  2. Download config files for both programs.
  3. Start Loki.
  4. Update the Promtail config file to get your logs into Loki.
  5. Start Promtail.