Splunk® Enterprise

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What is Splunk?

Splunk is an IT search engine.

  • You can use Splunk to search and navigate IT data from applications, servers, and network devices in real-time.
  • Data sources include logs, configurations, messages, alerts, scripts, code, metrics, etc.
  • Splunk lets you search, navigate, alert, and report on all your IT data in real-time using Splunk Web.

Learn more about what Splunk is, what it does, and how it's different.

Manuals for the Splunk administrator
Start and stop Splunk

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

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