Install Kibana on Linux or Mac OS X
Kibana is an open source data visualization plugin for Elasticsearch. It provides visualization capabilities on top of the content indexed on an Elasticsearch cluster.
- Go to official profuct page https://www.elastic.co/
- Choose Products / Kibana
- Click Download and choose your operation system. For Ubuntu I choosed Linux 64-BIT. Also I’ve tested it on Mac OS X.
Unarchive a tar.gz :
tar -xzvf /home/lytvynov/kibana-6.2.4.tar.gz
Link with elasticsearch
If you have not still installed elasticsearch follow this article Install Elasticsearch.
We need to change config/kibana.yml. Activate elasticsearch.url with elasticsearch address(by defaulr 127.0.0.1:9200).
Open your terminal and run kibana from terminal :
Or with this command :
You should see something like that
And after that you can test Kibana in this link http://localhost:5601/
Install Kibana using Homebrew on Mac OS X
First of all install Homebrew. Mac os x users should be familiar with it (brew). Run this command in terminal :
/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
Use brew command in terminal to install Kibana :
brew install kibana
In this case to run Kibana just enter a simple command :
Now you can work with Kibana on your localhost ! If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. I will be glad to help you.