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.
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What's in the Troubleshooting Manual?

Use the Troubleshooting Manual to troubleshoot your instance of Splunk Enterprise.

The following list shows a description of each chapter you see in the left navigation bar.

First steps

Get oriented in Introduction to troubleshooting Splunk Enterprise. Find some tips about where to start with your troubleshooting.

Splunk Enterprise log files

Splunk Enterprise logs all sorts of data about itself. Find out what, where, and how in What Splunk software logs about itself.

Platform instrumentation

Splunk Enterprise generates data about system resource utilization in a special index. Read about this additional feature in About Splunk Enterprise platform instrumentation.

Contact Splunk Support

If you're stuck, contact us! Details and tips in Contact Support.

Some common scenarios

These sections include some of the most common scenarios we see in Splunk Support, with suggestions about what to do.

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Introduction to troubleshooting Splunk Enterprise

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise:


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