You need a recent vagrant version.


These steps will create a Vagrant virtual machine with all Graylog services running:

$ wget
$ vagrant up


After starting the virtual machine, your Graylog instance is ready to use. You can reach the web interface by pointing your browser to : http://localhost:8080

The default login is Username: admin, Password: admin.


We are shipping the graylog-ctl tool with the virtual machine appliances to get you started with a customised setup as quickly as possible. Run these (optional) commands to configure the most basic settings of Graylog in the appliance:

sudo graylog-ctl set-email-config <smtp server> [--port=<smtp port> --user=<username> --password=<password>]
sudo graylog-ctl set-admin-password <password>
sudo graylog-ctl set-timezone <zone acronym>
sudo graylog-ctl reconfigure

The graylog-ctl has much more functionality documented. We strongly recommend to learn more about it to ensure smooth operation of your virtual appliance.

If you want to create your own customised setup take a look at our other installation methods.