Installing Grafana on Windows

In this article I will show you all the steps required for Installing Grafana on Windows Operating System. After reading this article if you still have any query then please write to me in the comment box. I will be happy to answer your query.

There are two approaches of installing Grafana on Windows.

Approach 1: Install With Windows Installer

Installing Grafana with Windows Installer is pretty straight forward. You will have to download the software which you can get from here Download

Approach 2: Install standalone Windows binary

  1. Click Download the zip fileImportant: After you’ve downloaded the zip file and before extracting it, make sure to open the properties for that file (right-click Properties) and select the unblock check box and then click Ok.
  2. Extract this folder to anywhere you want Grafana to run from.
  3. Start Grafana by executing grafana-server.exe, located in the bin directory, preferably from the command line. If you want to run Grafana as a Windows service, then download NSSM. It is very easy to add Grafana as a Windows service using that tool.

Default Grafana Web URL:


Default Grafana Username and Password:

username: admin
password: admin

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