Install Splunk on Ubuntu in 5 mins

This article will show you How to Install Splunk on Ubuntu in 5 mins.

Splunk is an American multinational corporation based in San Francisco, California, that produces software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated big data, via a Web-style interface.[1]

Splunk (the product) captures, indexes, and correlates real-time data in a searchable repository from which it can generate graphs, reports, alerts, dashboards, and visualizations.

To Install Splunk you need to have VPS server with Ubuntu OS.If you didn’t where to get it, I suggest you VPSie.

The first thing to do is to download Splunk for Ubuntu.

You can do it by following this link.

Be sure if your Ubuntu is 32-bit or 64 bit by following this command

 

After downloading you can install it easily.

It’s only this command:

sudo dpkg -i Downloads/splunk-6.6.3-e21ee54bc796-linux-2.6-amd64.deb

 

You need to be sure if the location of deb it is in accordance with the command.

After installing, start Splunk server by following this command:

sudo /opt/splunk/bin/splunk start

You successfully installed Splunk Server.
The Splunk web interface is at http://youdomain:8000 or http://youripaddress:8000

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