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.
This documentation does not apply to the most recent version of Splunk® Enterprise. For documentation on the most recent version, go to the latest release.
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Install your license

The first time you download Splunk, you are asked to register.

Your registration authorizes you to receive a temporary (60 day) Enterprise trial license, which allows a maximum indexing volume of 500 MB/day. This license is included with your download.

The Enterprise license enables the following features:

  • Multiple user accounts and access controls.
  • Distributed search and data routing.
  • Deployment management.

For more information about Splunk licensing, read How Splunk licensing works in this manual.

Where is your new license?

When you request a new license, you should receive the license in an email from Splunk. You can also access that new license in your splunk.com My Orders page.

To install and update your licenses via Splunk Web, navigate to Settings > Licensing and follow these instructions.

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6, 7.0.7, 7.0.8, 7.0.9, 7.0.10, 7.0.11, 7.0.13, 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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