How to Install Grafana on VPSie : One Click Deploy?

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Install Grafana : One Click Deploy


 


Grafana is open-source software for visualizing and analyzing data. No matter where your metrics are kept, you can query, visualize, alert on, and explore them with it. By using this tool, you can take time-series database (TSDB) data and turn it into impressive visualizations and graphs. Grafana is used by some of the biggest names in the industry such as PayPal, Intel, and many more. The Grafana team provides various services for businesses, including the Grafana Cloud and the Grafana Enterprise. In this section, we’ll explain how to deploy Grafana with one click on VPSie platform.

 





Latest Granana’s one-click deployment on VPSie requires a VPSie account. If you haven’t already, create your VPSie account by clicking the link.



Next, let’s dive into the steps:






Step 1: Select Grafana from VPSie Marketplace






In order to set up, you must visit the Marketplace and select Grafana for your server.

Grafana One click installation




Step 2: Select VPSie DataCenter

 

 

 

 

Make sure your data center is close to your customers. Data centers should be located close to where your clients are rather than at your own location. In the case of Europeans with clients in the United States, U.S.A. locations must be selected.


 

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Step 3: Choose your plan category

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choose a plan category and the options within it to determine the best plan for your business.


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Step 4: Configure your Grafana server’s network and security

 

 

 

 

 

 

We recommend you select public IPv4 when selecting an IP address. VPSie provides you with the option of selecting private from the default Virtual Private Cloud(VPC) or creating your own VPC and assigning an private IP from it.


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The SSH key and StartUp Script can be added here, as well as new ones that you can create. Note that this step is optional. If you don’t need it, you can skip it.



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You can edit your hostname on the Hostname tab. By default, VPSie generates one automatically.

 

 

 

You will be given an automatically generated password by VPSie by default. By clicking on the password configure tab and selecting the custom option, you can change your password and add your own.

 

 

 

Create a note and tags for your Grafana server. It is highly recommended that you enable automatic backup.


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We are offering a very handy feature that allows you to create multiple Grafana servers with the same configuration that we created now. Make use of it if necessary. Lastly, click on the Add VPSie button to create your Grafana server.


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It will take no more than a minute for your Grafana server to be operational. You will receive an email with all details regarding the server login credentials and etc.

 

 




Currently, Grafana webpage can be accessed through a web browser by using the server IP address.





Default logins are:


Username: admin
Password: admin





You now need to enter your new password for your Grafana webpage. Once you do, click submit.




Grafana webpage
Grafana webpage

 

 

 

In addition, you can check the status of Grafana on your server’s terminal. Type the following command to do so:

 

 

# systemctl status grafana-server

 


To stop grafana run the following command:

 

# systemctl stop grafana-server


To start grafana run the following command:


# systemctl start grafana-server

 




 



       That’s all. Have fun developing. I hope you found this helpful.


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