Splunk® Enterprise

Installation Manual

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What's in this manual

Use this guide to find system requirements, licensing information, and procedures for installing or upgrading Splunk.

Note: If you want to install the Splunk universal forwarder, see the Distributed Deployment manual: "Universal forwarder deployment overview". Unlike Splunk heavy and light forwarders, which are full Splunk instances with some features changed or disabled, the universal forwarder is an entirely separate executable, with its own set of installation procedures. For an introduction to forwarders, see "About forwarding and receiving".

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If you're interested in more specific scenarios and best practices, you can visit the Splunk Community Wiki to see how other users Splunk IT.

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Installation overview

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 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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