Download Elastic Agent (beta)

Release date:
September 24, 2020

This is a beta release so the features available here may change in a future release and are not subject to the support SLA. You must use this release in a dedicated test cluster because there may not be a migration path for upgrading.

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

This beta release also has several limitations. Please see our Ingest Management documentation to learn more.

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Installation steps


Download the Elastic Agent for your chosen platform, and then extract the files.


On Windows, open an Administrator command prompt and run the installation script


To run the Elastic Agent in standalone mode, edit the elastic-agent.yml configuration file and then execute:


We recommend running Elastic Agent with Ingest Manager, so please see the Ingest Manager getting started guide.