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Download APM Server

Download and unpack the APM Server for your platform from the following choices.

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Start the APM Server

The server processes and stores application performance metrics in Elasticsearch.

If you're using a secured version of Elastic Stack, you need to specify credentials in the apm-server.yml config file. See the documentation.

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Install APM agent

Open Kibana and navigate to the APM app. Follow the instructions to install the APM agent in your application.


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Version: 7.15.1

Release date: October 14, 2021

License: Elastic License


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

Elastic APM currently supports Node.js, Python, Ruby, PHP, Java, GoRUM (JS), and .NET.

The pure Apache 2.0 licensed distribution is available here.

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