Download Kibana


Download and unzip Kibana

Choose platform:

Kibana can also be installed from our package repositories using apt or yum. See Repositories in the Guide.


Configure Kibana

  • Open config/kibana.yml in an editor.
  • Set elasticsearch.hosts to point at your Elasticsearch instance.


Run Kibana

Run bin/kibana (or bin\kibana.bat on Windows)


Open Kibana

Point your browser at http://localhost:5601


Dive in

See our documentation for the latest up-to-date information.


Version: 7.16.3

Release date: Januar 13, 2022

License: Elastic License 2.0


Security is NOT enabled by default

Running on Kubernetes? Try Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes or the Kibana Helm Chart.

This default distribution is governed by the Elastic License, and includes the full set of free features.

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