Splunk® Enterprise

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About the Splunk Enterprise AMI

Splunk Enterprise is available as an Amazon Machine Image on the Amazon Web Services Marketplace.

What is the Splunk Enterprise AMI?

The Splunk Enterprise AMI is an Amazon Machine Image consisting of Splunk Enterprise running on Amazon Linux.

It comes with an Enterprise Trial license.

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Start using the Splunk Enterprise AMI

Already started a copy of the Splunk Enterprise AMI on the AWS Marketplace? Then you have an instance of Splunk Enterprise running as the Splunk user. It will start when the machine starts.

Find Splunk Web

  • In your EC2 Management Console, find your instance running Splunk Enterprise. Note its instance ID and public IP.
  • Paste the public IP into a new browser tab (do not hit enter yet).
  • Append :8000 to the end of the IP address.
  • Hit enter.
  • Log into Splunk Enterprise with the credentials:
    • username: admin
    • password: <instance id from management console>
  • On the next screen, set a new password.

Next tasks

Upgrade

Upgrade Splunk Enterprise version

See "How to upgrade Splunk" in the Installation Manual. Be sure to run a backup before you begin the upgrade.

Upgrade your AWS storage capacity

See the AWS documentation about Amazon EBS.

Upgrade your AWS compute capacity

See the AWS documentation about Amazon EC2.

Get help

To buy a Splunk Enterprise license and Enterprise Support, contact sales@splunk.com.

To file a Splunk Support ticket (as Community Support), sign up on splunk.com. Other community resources for help include Answers, IRC #splunk on efnet, and the Splunk Enterprise documentation.

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 7.1.0, 7.1.1


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