Install Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on
- Get Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Add-on by downloading it from Splunkbase or browsing to it using the app browser within Splunk Web.
- Determine where and how to install this add-on in your deployment, using the tables on this page.
- Perform any prerequisite steps before installing, if required and specified in the tables below.
- Complete your installation.
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:
|Required to use the custom search commands available with the add-on.
|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.
|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.
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