See the Getting started with APM guide for detailed instructions.
Download and unpack the APM Server.
(optional) Import APM dashboards into Kibana.
If you're using an X-Pack secured version of Elastic Stack, you need to specify credentials in the
apm-server.yml config file. See the documentation.
Start the APM Server.
The server processes and stores application performance metrics in Elasticsearch.
Open Kibana and navigate to the APM app. Follow the instructions to install the APM agent in your application.
Dive into the documentation for more details.