Steps to install Kibana on Ubuntu and Debian:
Add ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) repository to apt.
Add GPG key of ELK
's repository via apt-key
$ wget --quiet --output-document=- https://artifacts.elastic.co/GPG-KEY-elasticsearch | sudo apt-key add -
[sudo] password for user:
$ echo "deb https://artifacts.elastic.co/packages/6.x/apt stable main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/elastic-6.x.list
deb https://artifacts.elastic.co/packages/6.x/apt stable main
Update list of available packages from the newly added repository.
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install --assume-yes kibana
Enable network access to port 5601.
$ sudo ufw allow 5601
Rules updated (v6)
Configure Kibana options located in /etc/kibana/kibana.yml.
Allow connection from remote host.
server to connect to.
to automatically start during boot.
$ sudo systemctl enable kibana
Synchronizing state of kibana.service with SysV service script with /lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install.
Executing: /lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install enable kibana
$ sudo systemctl start kibana
Test if installation was successfully by opening your browser to port 5601 of your Kibana
Author: Mohd Shakir Zakaria
Cloud architect by profession but always consider himself as a developer, entrepreneur and an opensource enthusiast.
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