Quick Start

One page summary on how to start with Loki Operator and LokiStack.


The easiest way to start with the Loki Operator is to use Kubernetes kind.

Deploy from Github repository

The simplest form to deploy the Loki Operator and a LokiStack for demo purposes is:

make quickstart

If you want to test local changes from your repository fork, you need to provide an image registry organization that you own that has an image repository name loki-operator, e.g. quay.io/my-company-org/loki-operator. The command to use your custom images is:

make quickstart REGISTRY_ORG=my-company-org

Further reading

For detailed instructions on how to start hacking on the Loki Operator, please follow one of the two guides: