Splunk® Enterprise

Add AWS CloudWatch Metrics data: Single instance

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Install the Splunk Add-on for AWS in a single-instance Splunk Enterprise deployment

In a single-instance Splunk Enterprise deployment, your Splunk Enterprise instance serves as a receiver, an indexer, and a search head.

To install the Splunk Add-on for AWS, complete the following steps:

  1. Download the Splunk Add-on for AWS from Splunkbase.
  2. From the Splunk Web home screen, click the gear icon next to Apps.
  3. Click Install app from file.
  4. Locate the downloaded file and click Upload.
  5. Restart the Splunk platform.
  6. You can verify that your installation succeeded by finding the Splunk add-on for AWS at $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_aws.
Configure AWS permissions
Configure accounts for the Splunk Add-on for AWS

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 7.2.0, 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.6, 7.2.7, 7.2.8, 7.2.9, 7.3.0, 7.3.1, 7.3.2, 7.3.3, 8.0.0

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