Splunk® Enterprise

Securing Splunk Enterprise

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Configure users with Splunk Web

To configure users and roles In Splunk Web:

  1. Navigate to Settings > Users and Authentication > Access controls.
  2. Click Users.
  3. Click New or select an existing user to edit.
  4. Specify or change the information for the user. You can specify the user's:
    • full name.
    • email address.
    • time zone. This allows users to view events and other information in their own time zone.
    • default app. This overrides the default app inherited from the user's role.
    • password.
  5. Assign the user to an existing role or roles and click Save.

You can also create a role specifically for a user, defining exactly what access that user has to Splunk Enterprise. You can then assign the user to that role. For information about roles, read "About role-based user access."

For information about managing user settings, see the Splunk Enterprise Administration Guide.

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5, 6.2.6, 6.2.7, 6.2.8, 6.2.9, 6.2.10, 6.2.11, 6.2.12, 6.2.13, 6.2.14, 6.3.0, 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.4, 6.3.5, 6.3.6, 6.3.7, 6.3.8, 6.3.9, 6.3.10, 6.3.11, 6.3.12, 6.3.13, 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3, 6.4.4, 6.4.5, 6.4.6, 6.4.7, 6.4.8, 6.4.9, 6.4.10, 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.1612 (Splunk Cloud only), 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.5, 6.5.6, 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9, 6.6.0, 6.6.1, 6.6.2, 6.6.3, 6.6.4, 6.6.5, 6.6.6, 6.6.7, 6.6.8, 6.6.9, 6.6.10, 6.6.11, 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6, 7.0.7, 7.1.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.1.4, 7.2.0, 7.2.1


Comments

Thanks for pointing out the numbering issue, we fixed it!

Cgales splunk, Splunker
January 19, 2016

Numbering of 2 is skipped ;)

Krish3
January 17, 2016

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