Splunk® Enterprise

Installation Manual

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What's in this manual

Use the Installation Manual to learn how to install Splunk Enterprise.

In this manual, you can find:

...and more.

Note: If you want to install the Splunk universal forwarder, read "Universal forwarder deployment overview" in the Forwarding Data Manual. Unlike Splunk heavy and light forwarders, which are full Splunk Enterprise 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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You can use the table of contents to the left of this panel, or simply search for what you want in the search box in the upper right.

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.

Installation overview

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6, 6.0.7, 6.0.8, 6.0.9, 6.0.10, 6.0.11, 6.0.12, 6.0.13, 6.0.14, 6.0.15, 6.1, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.5, 6.1.6, 6.1.7, 6.1.8, 6.1.9, 6.1.10, 6.1.11, 6.1.12, 6.1.13, 6.1.14


Thanks for pointing that out about the PDF. We have fixed the issue, sorry for the inconvenience!

Cgales splunk
October 5, 2013

When generating the installation manual as PDF the resulting document is duplicate resulting double the pages in size (e.g. 0 - 124 and 124-248 are identical yet included in the table of contents and document

October 2, 2013

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