Step by Step process of installing Splunk
Download Splunk from below link(64bit package if applicable)
-To install Splunk Enterprise on a Linux system, expand the tar file into an appropriate directory using the tar command.
-To install into /opt/splunk, use the following command
tar xvzf splunk_package_name.tgz -C /opt
Verify that the file is readable and executable by the the Splunk user. If needed change access using below command
chmod 744 splunk_package_name.rpm
To install the Splunk RPM in the default directory /opt/splunk using below command
rpm -i splunk_package_name.rpm
To install Splunk in a different directory, use the --prefix flag:
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rpm -i --prefix=/opt/new_directory splunk_package_name.rpm
Accept license using below command
./splunk start --accept-license
Enable boot start
./splunk enable boot-start
You splunk is ready for use now.You can access it now using your favourite browser.
Note:- Splunk is not compatible with internet explorer and having some known issues. For splunk please use any other browser like Mozilla or Google Chrome.Default splunk url for your installation will be as below:
you can use hostname or ip address instead of localhost in above url.
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