Splunk® App for AWS (Legacy)

Installation and Configuration Manual

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On July 15, 2022, the Splunk App for AWS will reach its end of life (EOL). After this date, Splunk will no longer maintain or develop this product. Splunk App for AWS is used for both IT monitoring and security use cases because it provides dashboards for both ITOps and security teams. The IT monitoring functionality in Splunk App for AWS is migrating to a content pack in Data Integrations called the Content Pack for Amazon Web Services Dashboards and Reports. The security use case functionality in Splunk App for AWS is migrating to the new Splunk App for AWS Security Dashboards. For more about migration options, see this community post.
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Plan your deployment of the Splunk App for AWS

To install and configure this app on your Splunk platform, follow these steps.

1. Review the sizing guidelines and service cost considerations to assess what data you want to collect, from which services, from which regions.

2. Configure your AWS accounts and services.

3. Configure AWS IAM permissions for the accounts that the app can use to collect data from your AWS environment.

4. Install the app to your Splunk platform.

5. Add at least one AWS account to use for data collection.

6. Configure your inputs to get your AWS data into the Splunk platform.

Last modified on 18 September, 2015
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® App for AWS (Legacy): 4.0.0, 4.1.0, 4.1.1

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