Connect Dashboard to JinaD

Before using the Dashboard with Jina, you’ll need to connect it to JinaD first.


JinaD is a REST + Websockets based server to allow remote workflows in Jina.
It is built using FastAPI and deployed using Uvicorn. For more information checkout the documentation

Before you start

Install JinaD with Jina CLI

  1. Install JinaD

  2. Run JinaD with




  1. Go to Settings


  1. Set Host to http://localhost and Port to the specified port, which is 8000 in this example. Save changes

  2. Click the refresh button int the lower-left corner

The globe icon on the top-left corner should turn into a green check mark, which means the connection was successful.

log server settings