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Grafana HTTP API Data Source for Grafana


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The Grafana HTTP API Data Source for Grafana allows retrieving data from local and remote Grafana instances via HTTP API.


  • Grafana 8.5+, Grafana 9.0+ is required.

Getting Started

The Grafana HTTP API Data Source can be installed from the Grafana Catalog or utilizing the Grafana command line tool.

For the latter, use the following command.

grafana-cli plugins install volkovlabs-grapi-datasource


  • Connects to Local and Remote Grafana instances via HTTP API using API Keys and Tokens.
  • Allows to get Health information.
  • Allows to retrieve Annotations, Alerts, and Data Sources.


ConfigurationExplains configuration settings for the Data Source.
ProvisioningDemonstrates how to automatically provision the Data Source.
Release NotesStay up to date with the latest features and updates.


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Apache License Version 2.0, see LICENSE.

Installing Grafana HTTP API on Grafana Cloud:

For more information, visit the docs on plugin installation.

Change Log

1.1.0 (2023-03-15)

Features / Enhancements

  • Update to Grafana 9.4.3 (#13)
  • Update Bearer token plugin configuration (#13)
  • Signed as community plugin (#14)
  • Update Grafana types and description (#15)

1.0.0 (2023-03-02)

Features / Enhancements

  • Initial release based on Volkov Labs Abc Data source template
  • Update README and configuration (#1)
  • Add Postgres for Alerting (#2)
  • Add Annotations (#3)
  • Update name to Grafana HTTP API (#4)
  • Improve Annotations and update to Timescale (#5)
  • Improve Data Source to check Organization (#6)
  • Add Notifications and increase Test Coverage (#7)
  • Add Annotation filters (#8)
  • Add Annotation Alert States filter (#9)
  • Add Health and Data Sources (#10)
  • Update README to prepare for the release (#11, #12)