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Add Symantec Endpoint Protection data: Distributed deployment with indexer clustering

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Install the Splunk Add-on for Symantec Endpoint Protection on your search heads

Follow these steps to install the Splunk Add-on for Symantec Endpoint Protection on your search heads.

Prepare your search heads

To automatically update the malware categories lookup file with the latest list of threats from Symantec, you must prepare the search heads. Perform the following steps on the search head cluster members:

  1. Remove the eventgen.conf file and all files in the Samples folder.
  2. Remove the inputs.conf file.

Install the app on the search head

To install the Splunk Add-on for SEP download the add-on from Splunkbase.

Then, complete the following steps:

  1. From the Splunk Web home screen, click the gear icon next to Apps.
  2. Click Install app from file.
  3. Locate the downloaded file and click Upload.
  4. If Splunk Enterprise prompts you to restart, do so.
  5. From the Splunk Web home screen, click the gear icon next to Apps.
  6. Find the add-on and click Edit properties.
  7. Change Visible to No.


To verify that your installation succeeded, check that the add-on is at $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/<Splunk_TA_name_of_add-on>.

Last modified on 24 January, 2019
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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, 7.3.8, 8.0.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.5, 8.0.6, 8.0.7


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