Installing Kibana on Windows Server 2012

To install Kibana on Windows Server 2012


  1. Before installing Kibana on Windows Server 2012, install the latest Oracle JDK and set the JAVA_HOME environment variable.
  2. Install NSSM

To install Kibana as a service on Windows Server 2012

  1. Download Kibana
  2. Click on Start and type Explorer and click File Explorer
  3. Right-click on Local Disk (C:) and select New > Folder and type Kibana
  4. Locate and double-click the Kibana downloaded file
  5. Double-click on the Kibana-<version> folder and select all the items
  6. Right-click on the items and click Copy
  7. Click on Local Disk (C:) and right-click on the Kibana folder and click Paste
  8. Click Start and type in cmd and right-click Command Prompt
  9. Click Run as administrator
  10. Type in cd\nssm and press Enter
  11. Type in nssm install kibana c:\kibana\bin\kibana.bat and press Enter
  12. Type in nssm set kibana AppDirectory C:\Kibana\bin and press Enter