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Splunk Stream installation package overview
As of Splunk Stream version 7.3, Splunk Stream is organized as three packages that must each be downloaded and installed.
|Product name||Installation package name||Installed file name||Description|
|Splunk App for Stream||
||When you install this package on your search heads, it provides:
|Splunk Add-on for Stream Forwarders||
||You install this package on your Splunk forwarders and use it to extend the universal forwarders. You deploy it to search heads and indexers to collect local traffic. When you install a Stream forwarder on the same server as the Splunk App for Stream, you can upload PCAP data from the User Interface.|
|Splunk Add-on for Stream Wire Data||
||When you install this package on your search heads it provides all the knowledge objects required at search and indexing time. In a distributed deployment the package can be deployed on search heads and indexers, and if present in your configuration, heavy forwarders.|
Last modified on 03 March, 2022
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Splunk Stream on-premise deployment architecture
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk Stream™: 7.3.0, 7.4.0, 8.0.0
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