Splunk® Enterprise

Troubleshooting Manual

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NOTE - Splunk version 4.x reached its End of Life on October 1, 2013. Please see the migration information.

What's in the Troubleshooting Manual?

Welcome to the Splunk Enterprise Troubleshooting Manual!

Use this manual to troubleshoot your instance of Splunk.

As with all Splunk docs, use the comment box feedback link at the bottom of each page to make any suggestions.

Here's a brief description of each chapter you see in the left navigation bar:

First steps

Get oriented here. Find some tips about where to start with your troubleshooting.

Splunk log files

Splunk Enterprise logs all sorts of things about itself. Find out what, where, and how in this section.

Contact Splunk Support

We're here to help! If you're stuck, do contact us! Details and tips in this section.

Some common scenarios

This section includes some of the most common scenarios we see in Splunk Support, with suggestions about what to do. Much more material is in the works here!

Intro to troubleshooting Splunk Enterprise

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk: 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.3, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.3.5, 4.3.6, 4.3.7, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3, 5.0.4, 5.0.5, 5.0.6, 5.0.7, 5.0.8, 5.0.9, 5.0.10, 5.0.11, 5.0.12, 5.0.13, 5.0.14, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6, 6.0.7, 6.0.8, 6.0.9, 6.0.10, 6.1, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.5, 6.1.6, 6.1.7, 6.1.8, 6.1.9, 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5, 6.2.6, 6.2.7, 6.3.0, 6.3.1 View the Article History for its revisions.

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