Install and deploy a universal forwarder for Splunk Light
You can use the Splunk universal forwarder to collect and forward data from other machines to your Splunk Light instance or Splunk Light cloud service. The universal forwarder is a separate Splunk software product that you need to install and configure before you can add a receiving data input in the Splunk Light instance.
For more information about getting data into a Splunk Light instance, see:
- Forward data to Splunk Light using Microsoft Windows in the Getting Started Manual.
- Forward data to Splunk Light using Linux in the Getting Started Manual.
- Forward data to Splunk Light using Macintosh OS X in the Getting Started Manual.
For information about getting data into Splunk Light cloud service, see About forwarding data to a Splunk Light cloud service in the Splunk Light Cloud Service manual.
Run Splunk Light as a non-root user
Customize the Splunk Light login page
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Light: 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.1612 (cloud service only), 6.6.0, 6.6.1, 6.6.2, 6.6.3, 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.1.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.2.0, 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.6, 7.3.0, 7.3.1