Get started with Grafana

To get started, we suggest the following steps:

Step 1: Add one or more data sources

Log in to Grafana and create a new data source using the “Configuration -> Data Sources” menu item. Available options include Elasticsearch, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Prometheus and Graphite.

Data source

For more information, refer to the official documentation.

Step 2: Create a dashboard and panels

Add a new dashboard using the “Create -> Dashboard” menu item. Then, add panels to it depending on your query needs.


You can also configure your dashboards in Grafana by adding one or more YAML-formatted configuration files in the /opt/bitnami/grafana/conf/provisioning/dashboards directory. For more information, refer to these instructions.

Step 3: Run queries

Once Grafana has started collecting metrics, run queries using the query editor. Learn more about the query editor.

Last modification May 22, 2023