Installing on Windows
|Zip package for Windows||grafana.2.5.0.windows-x64.zip|
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 and change it to something like
8080 or similar.
That port should not require extra Windows privileges.
Start Grafana by executing
grafana-server.exe, preferably from the
command line. If you want to run Grafana as windows service, download
NSSM. It is very easy add Grafana as a Windows
service using that tool.
Read more about the configuration options.
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.
conf/sample.ini to a file named
conf/custom.ini and change the
web server port to something like 8080. The default Grafana port, 3000,
requires special privileges on Windows.