Splunk® Enterprise

Monitoring Splunk Enterprise

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Splunk Enterprise version 7.1 is no longer supported as of October 31, 2020. See the Splunk Software Support Policy for details. For information about upgrading to a supported version, see How to upgrade Splunk Enterprise.
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Proactive Splunk component monitoring has the following requirements and limitations.

Splunk Enterprise version requirements

Proactive Splunk component monitoring requires Splunk Enterprise version 7.1 or later.

Operating system requirements

Proactive Splunk component monitoring is available on all operating systems supported for Splunk Enterprise. For a list of supported operating systems, see System requirements in the Installation Manual.

REST endpoint access requirements

Proactive Splunk component monitoring displays information from the server/health/splunkd endpoint. You can view this information in the splunkd health report in Splunk Web.

To query the server/health/splunkd endpoint directly requires access to the splunkd management port (default port 8089) over http. For more information, see Connecting to splunkd in the REST API User Manual.

For endpoint details, see server/health/splunkd in the REST API Reference Manual.

Supported Splunk Enterprise features

Proactive Splunk component monitoring lets you monitor these Splunk Enterprise features.

Feature Category Features
Data Forwarding / Splunk-2-Splunk Forwarding TCPOutAutoLB
File Monitor Input BatchReader, TailReader
Indexer Clustering Cluster Bundles, Data Durability, Data Searchable, Indexers, Indexing Ready, Master Connectivity, Replication Failures, Slave State, Slave Version, Search Head Connectivity
Last modified on 16 July, 2018
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 7.1.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.1.4, 7.1.5, 7.1.6, 7.1.7, 7.1.8, 7.1.9, 7.1.10

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