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This page provides directions for installing, starting, and configuring Chronograf.


Installation of the Chronograf package may require root or administrator privileges in order to complete successfully.


By default, Chronograf runs on localhost port 10000. The port and interface can be modified through the configuration file.


Follow the instructions in the Chronograf Downloads section on the Downloads page.

Start the Chronograf service

macOS (via Homebrew)

To run Chronograf manually, you can specify the configuration file on the command line:

chronograf -config=/usr/local/etc/chronograf.toml

To have launchd start homebrew/binary/chronograf at login:

ln -sfv /usr/local/opt/chronograf/*.plist ~/Library/LaunchAgents

Then to load homebrew/binary/chronograf now:

launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.chronograf.plist

Linux DEB or RPM package:

sudo service chronograf start

Standalone macOS binary

Assuming you’re working with Chronograf version 0.13, from the chronograf-0.13/` directory:



See the configuration documentation for more information.