Splunk® Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on

Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on

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This documentation does not apply to the most recent version of Splunk® Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on. For documentation on the most recent version, go to the latest release.
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Install Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on

  1. Get Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on by downloading it from Splunkbase or browsing to it using the app browser within Splunk Web.
  2. Determine where and how to install this add-on in your deployment, using the tables on this page.
  3. Perform any prerequisite steps before installing, if required and specified in the tables below.
  4. Complete your installation.

Distributed deployments

Unless otherwise noted, you can safely install all supported add-ons to all tiers of a distributed Splunk Enterprise or Splunk Cloud deployment. See Where to install Splunk add-ons in Splunk Add-ons for more information.

This table provides a reference for installing this specific add-on to a distributed on-premises deployment of Splunk Enterprise or Splunk Cloud:

Splunk component Required Comments
Search heads Yes Required to use the custom search commands available with the add-on.
Indexers Yes This add-on creates an index called sim_metrics so it must be installed on indexers. The index doesn't count towards your Splunk license charges.
Forwarders No This add-on requires heavy forwarders if you want to perform data collection through modular inputs. For more information, see Configure inputs in the Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on.
Last modified on 09 January, 2024
Installation and configuration overview for the Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on
Configure Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on: 1.0.0, 1.1.0, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.2.4

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