Installing Kapacitor

Warning! This page documents an old version of Kapacitor, which is no longer actively developed. Kapacitor v1.2 is the most recent stable version of Kapacitor.

Kapacitor has two binaries:

  • kapacitor – a CLI program for calling the Kapacitor API.
  • kapacitord – the Kapacitor server daemon.

You can either download the binaries directly from the downloads page or go get them:

go get github.com/influxdb/kapacitor/cmd/kapacitor
go get github.com/influxdb/kapacitor/cmd/kapacitord

Configuration

An example configuration file can be found here

Kapacitor can also provide an example config for you using this command:

kapacitord config