Splunk Tutorial 02 : How to install Splunk 7.1.1?

Following is an instruction on how to install Splunk 7.0.11.

  1. Download Splunk
  2. Install Splunk

How to download Splunk?

Visit www.splunk.com
1. Visit www.splunk.com
2. Click "Free Splunk"
2. Click “Free Splunk”
3. Enter all personal information and click "Download Software"
3. Enter all personal information and click “Download Software”
4. Select the right platform
4. Select the right platform – Splunk support Windows, Linux and MAC platforms.

 

How to install Splunk 7.0.11?

 

  1. Execute the downloaded application
  2. Accept the license agreement and click “Next”
  3.  Enter the admin password and click “Next”.  This password will be used in future for access the local Splunk server. Enter the admin password. This password will be used in future for access the local Splunk server
  4. Click “Install”Click "Install"
  5. Once done. Click “Finish”Click "Finish"

Now Splunk have been installed successfully in the your computer. Unless you have previously changed the configuration. You can access to the Splunk application from following URL in your locatl computer.

http://localhost:8000

http://localhost:8000 Splunk Application 7.1.1
http://localhost:8000

Use the admin account we have just setup to login and begin with Splunk.

User Name :Admin

Password: <The password that you have just entered in step 3 >.

 

Note: You may wish to install this Splunk application in a virtual computer rather than a physical computer as it is only for study purposes. Please refer to the following blog on how to setup a virtual computer using Oracle Virtual Box.

How to Create a free Virtual computer for learning purposes?

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