►Only prerequisite for ELK stack is your machine must have Java 1.8 or newer versions installed, Download & Install if you don’t have.
►Goto elastic.co/Downloads and Download the ElasticSearch & Kibana zip files. Unzip these two files.
►Now go to Command prompt Inside ElasticSearch/bin folder & run command to start ElaticSearch server.
(to check whether ElasticSearch server is running or not go to Browser and search for “localhost:9200” .It will print all information about your current running ElasticSearch Server.)
►Open new command prompt, inside Kibana/config open the yml file.
remove the ‘#‘ of this below line in that file and save the file.
(this line basically connects ElasticSearch with Kibana.)
►Now all set to start Kibana Server, Go to Kibana/bin and run command.’
(Search for ” localhost:5601 ” in Browser. You will get Kibana Web UI from where you will be interacting with ElasticSearch.)
You have successfully installed ElasticSearch & Kibana.