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Install DB Connect on your heavy forwarder

To get data from your McAfee ePO database into your Splunk deployment, first install the latest version of Splunk DB Connect on a heavy forwarder. Splunk DB Connect is the best solution for working with databases from Splunk.

To deploy Splunk DB Connect, verify that you have the following:

  • Splunk Enterprise 6.4.0 or later.
  • An enabled Java Platform and a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 8 from Java Platform, Standard Edition.
  • A supported database running locally or elsewhere on your network.

Next, begin the DB Connect installation process:

  1. Download Splunk DB Connect.
  2. On the Splunk Web home page, click the gear icon next to Apps in the left sidebar.
    1. Click Install app from file.
    2. Navigate to the package that you downloaded splunk_app_db_connect.tgz.
    3. Click Upload.
    4. Restart the Splunk software.
  3. Launch Splunk DB Connect.
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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, 7.3.0, 7.3.1, 7.3.2


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