Installing Kibanaedit

Hosted Kibanaedit

If you are running our hosted Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud, you access Kibana with a single click. (You can sign up for a free trial and start exploring data in minutes.)

Installing Kibana Yourselfedit

Starting with version 6.0.0, Kibana only supports 64 bit operating systems.

Kibana is provided in the following package formats:


The tar.gz packages are provided for installation on Linux and Darwin and are the easiest choice for getting started with Kibana.

The zip package is the only supported package for Windows.

Install Kibana with .tar.gz or Install Kibana on Windows


The deb package is suitable for Debian, Ubuntu, and other Debian-based systems. Debian packages may be downloaded from the Elastic website or from our Debian repository.

Install Kibana with Debian Package


The rpm package is suitable for installation on Red Hat, Centos, SLES, OpenSuSE and other RPM-based systems. RPMs may be downloaded from the Elastic website or from our RPM repository.

Install Kibana with RPM


Images are available for running Kibana as a Docker container. They may be downloaded from the Elastic Docker Registry.

Running Kibana on Docker


Formulae are available from the Elastic Homebrew tap for installing Kibana on macOS with the Homebrew package manager.

Install Kibana on macOS with Homebrew

If your Elasticsearch installation is protected by X-Pack security see Configuring security in Kibana for additional setup instructions.