Connecting Grafana

Connecting Grafana

Note: To properly follow the instructions outlined below, please ensure that you install Grafana on your platform, and test that it is running correctly.

To connect Grafana to Panoply:

  1. Open your browser and type in the URL the default localhost path where Grafana is currently running.

    • For Windows: localhost:8080
    • For Mac and Linux platforms: localhost:3000
  2. Log in using your username and password. For first-time use, admin/admin is the username-password combination.

  3. Select “Create your first data source”.

  4. In SQL section, select PostgreSQL.

  5. Enter the server and database connection details, which are found on the Connect page in Panoply.

  6. Click “Save & Test” button at the bottom, and the connection should be okay.

  7. Go to the Explore Section.

  8. Unlike other BI tools, you must indicate the table you would like to explore in Grafana. See the sample screenshot below.

You have successfully connected Grafana to your Panoply data warehouse.

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