Install and runedit

The easiest way to get started with Elastic APM is by using our hosted Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud. The Elasticsearch Service is available on both AWS and GCP, and automatically configures APM Server to work with Elasticsearch and Kibana.

Hosted Elasticsearch Serviceedit

Install Elastic APM on cloud

Skip managing your own Elasticsearch, Kibana, and APM Server by using our hosted Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud.

Try out the Elasticsearch Service for free, then jump straight to Step 4: Install APM agents.

Install the stack yourselfedit

Install Elastic APM yourself

If you’d rather install the stack yourself, first see the Elastic Support Matrix for information about supported operating systems and product compatibility. We recommend you use the same version of Elasticsearch, Kibana, and APM Server.