- Splunk Tutorial
- Splunk - Home
- Splunk - Overview
- Splunk - Environment
- Splunk - Interfaces
- Splunk - Data Ingestion
- Splunk - Source Types
- Splunk - Basic Searching
- Splunk - Field Searching
- Splunk - Time Range Search
- Splunk - Sharing and Exporting
- Splunk - Search Language
- Splunk - Search Optimization
- Splunk - Transforming commands
- Splunk - Reports
- Splunk - Dashboards
- Splunk - Pivot & Datasets
- Splunk - Lookups
- Splunk - Schedules and Alerts
- Splunk - Knowledge Management
- Splunk - Subseraching
- Splunk - Search Macros
- Splunk - Event Types
- Splunk - Basic Chart
- Splunk - Overlay chart
- Splunk - Sparklines
- Splunk - Managing Indexes
- Splunk - Calculated Fields
- Splunk - Tags
- Splunk - Apps
- Splunk - Removing Data
- Splunk - Custom Chart
- Splunk - Monitoring Files
- Splunk - Sort Command
- Splunk - Top Command
- Splunk - Stats Command
- Splunk Useful Resources
- Splunk - Quick Guide
- Splunk - Useful Resources
- Splunk - Discussion
Splunk - Environment
In this tutorial, we will aim to install the enterprise version. This version is available for a free evaluation for 60 days with all features enabled. You can download the setup using the below link which is available for both windows and Linux platforms.
The Linux version is downloaded from the download link given above. We choose the .deb package type as the installation will be done in a Ubuntu platform.
We shall learn this with a step by step approach −
Download the .deb package as shown in the screenshot below −
Go to the download directory and install Splunk using the above downloaded package.
Next you can start Splunk by using the following command with accept license argument. It will ask for administrator user name and password which you should provide and remember.
The Splunk server starts and mentions the URL where the Splunk interface can be accessed.
Now, you can access the Splunk URL and enter the admin user ID and password created in step 3.
The windows version is available as a msi installer as shown in the below image −
Double clicking on the msi installer installs the Windows version in a straight forward process. The two important steps where we must make the right choice for successful installation are as follows.
As we are installing it on a local system, choose the local system option as given below −
Enter the password for the administrator and remember it, as it will be used in the future configurations.
In the final step, we see that Splunk is successfully installed and it can be launched from the web browser.
Next, open the browser and enter the given url, http://localhost:8000, and login to the Splunk using the admin user ID and password.
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