Splunk Cloud

Splunk Cloud User Manual

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Getting started with Splunk Cloud

To start using your new Splunk Cloud deployment, you or your Splunk administrator need to:

  • Log in
  • Get data in
  • Create reports based on your data

Log into Splunk Cloud

When you worked with Splunk Sales to purchase Splunk Cloud, you received an email with a dedicated URL and login credentials as part of the purchase process.

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Navigate to your Splunk Cloud URL.
  3. Log in using the credentials supplied by Splunk Sales.

Get data into Splunk Cloud

To get data into Splunk Cloud, the most common approach is to install the Splunk Universal Forwarder and required credentials on the computers where your source data resides and configure them to send data to Splunk Cloud. For details about the options for getting data into Splunk Cloud, see Overview of getting data into Splunk Cloud.

Search and manage your data

After you get your data into Splunk Cloud, you can search the data to create reports, display the results using dashboards and visualizations, and set alerts that trigger when specific conditions are met. For detailed information, see the following manuals.

Learn about Splunk products

For detailed information about the Splunk platform, see the following resources.

Apps and add-ons extend the power of Splunk products to help you get value from your data faster. To browse Splunk apps and add-ons, see Splunkbase. If you develop your own app, read Splunk Developer Guidance. For an example of a properly constructed app, see the Splunk Reference App.

Last modified on 30 November, 2020
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk Cloud: 8.0.2006, 8.0.2007, 8.1.2008, 8.1.2009, 8.1.2011, 8.1.2012 (latest FedRAMP release), 8.1.2101, 8.1.2103, 8.2.2104

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