Splunk® Enterprise

Installation Manual

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Splunk Enterprise version 7.2 will no longer be supported as of April 30, 2021. 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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Install a license

After you install Splunk Enterprise, you must install a license within 60 days to continue using all of the features of the product.

Add a new license

  1. Log into Splunk Web.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Licensing.
  3. Click Add license.
  4. Either click Choose file and navigate to your license file and select it, or click copy & paste the license XML directly... and paste the text of your license file into the provided field.
  5. Click Install. Splunk Enterprise installs your license.
  6. If this is the first Enterprise license that you are installing, you will be prompted to restart Splunk Enterprise services.

If you install a Dev/Test license with an Enterprise license, the Enterprise license file will be overwritten.

Use the command line to manage licenses

For examples on using the command line to manage Splunk Enterprise licensing, see Manage licenses from the CLI in the Admin Manual.

Learn more about licensing

You can learn about licensing here:

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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, 7.2.10, 7.3.0, 7.3.1, 7.3.2, 7.3.3, 7.3.4, 7.3.5, 7.3.6, 7.3.7, 8.0.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.5, 8.0.6


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