Splunk® Enterprise

Installation Manual

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Before you install

Before you install Splunk, be sure to review the system requirements and ensure that you've downloaded the right installation package for your system from the Splunk download page.

If you're installing Splunk on a Windows system, make sure that any anti-virus software is turned off. You can enable it again after the install is done, but be sure to configure it so that it doesn't attempt to scan either the Splunk installation directory, or any file accesses by Splunk processes (basically, any process that begins with "splunk".)

If you're upgrading from an earlier version of Splunk, review the information in "About upgrading to 4.3: READ THIS FIRST" before proceeding.

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 4.3, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.3.5, 4.3.6, 4.3.7


Blackfoot: you can make a PDF of every manual by clicking on the "pdf version" link above the table of contents on the left.

March 29, 2011

a pdf download would be better, then we could search for topics

February 5, 2011

good idea! i've linked it.

January 18, 2011

It would be better if a link to the system requirements was provided here.

January 18, 2011

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