Install Splunk Add-on for Windows on your forwarder
Use the following task to install the Splunk Add-on for Windows on your forwarder.
Install an add-on on to your forwarders using a deployment server
Use your deployment server to distribute content and configurations (collectively called deployment apps) to deployment clients, grouped into server classes. Deployment apps can be full-fledged apps, such as those available on Splunkbase, or they can be just simple groups of configurations.
Deploy an add-on to your deployment clients
- On your deployment server, navigate to
- Add your add-on to the
- Extract the add-on.
- Navigate to
- Add inputs for the data you want to collect.
- Save your changes.
- Restart the deployment server:
View app deployment status
Go to the Apps tab. The tab provides information on the number of clients each app was deployed to. Click on an app to go to a detailed page for that app. The App Data Size field specifies the size of the app bundle. The bundle is a compressed file containing the app. Once a client receives a bundle, it uncompresses it and installs the app in its proper location.
Install the Splunk universal forwarder
Install the Splunk Add-on for Windows on your Splunk Cloud instance
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, 7.3.0, 7.3.1, 7.3.2, 8.0.0