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Grafana

by v6.7.1 | Debian 9

Open source analytics and monitoring solution.

Data is easier to understand when it’s presented beautifully. From standard graphs to geomaps and heat maps, Grafana gives developers the ability to create and share data visualizations for infrastructure metrics in ways that speak to every team member. Get access to hundreds of dashboards and plugins in the Grafana library to find more options on how to present and share data.

Grafana is often used alongside Prometheus, the free monitoring tool. Luckily, both of these tools are available as One-Click Apps on Linode. Launch Prometheus to get your data monitoring up to speed and get started with Grafana.

Grafana Options

FIELDDESCRIPTION
Grafana Password
Set your Grafana instance’s admin password. You will use this password when first logging into Grafana.

Getting Started After Deployment

Access Your Grafana Client

Now that your Grafana One-Click App is deployed, you can log into Grafana to access all of its monitoring and visualization features.

  1. Open a browser and navigate to your Linode’s IP address and port 3000, for example, http://192.0.2.0:3000/. By default, Grafana will listen to port 3000.

    NoteThe Grafana One-Click App will install and enable the UFW firewall allowing TCP traffic on port 3000.
  2. Viewing Grafana’s log in page, enter in admin as the username and the Grafana password you set in the Grafana Options section of the Cloud Manager, as the password. Click on the Log In button.
Grafana Log In Reference Image

3. Once you are logged into Grafana, complete your configurations by adding a data sourcecreating dashboards, and adding users.

The Grafana One-Click App was built by Linode. For support regarding app deployment, contact Linode Support via the information listed in the sidebar. For support regarding the tool or software itself, visit Grafana Community.