Splunk® Enterprise

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Install your license

The first time you download Splunk, you are asked to register.

Your registration authorizes you to receive a temporary (60 day) Enterprise trial license, which allows a maximum indexing volume of 500 MB/day. This license is included with your download.

The Enterprise license enables the following features:

  • Multiple user accounts and access controls.
  • Distributed search and data routing.
  • Deployment management.

For more information about Splunk licensing, read How Splunk licensing works in this manual.

Where is your new license?

When you request a new license, you should receive the license in an email from Splunk. You can also access that new license in your splunk.com My Orders page.

To install and update your licenses via Splunk Web, navigate to Manager > Licensing and follow these instructions.

Configure Splunk to start at boot time
Change default values

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, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3, 5.0.4, 5.0.5, 5.0.6, 5.0.7, 5.0.8, 5.0.9, 5.0.10, 5.0.11, 5.0.12, 5.0.13, 5.0.14, 5.0.15, 5.0.16, 5.0.17, 5.0.18

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