Splunk Enterprise — Infrastructure — Quick Links

Table of Contents

  1. Preface
  2. Components
  3. Pre-Installation
  4. Installing
  5. Splunk Pipeline
  6. Indexes
  7. Users And Roles
  8. Inputs
  9. Grow Development
  10. Other Notes
  11. Debrief
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1. Preface

I only made this blog in order to provide common Q&A information to anyone interested in using Splunk. It is also great as a reference. Please visit Splunk for the official learning courses

2. Components

The three main components indexers, search heads, and forwarders.

3. Pre-Installation

http://www.splunk.com/web_assets/pdfs/secure/Splunk_and_VMware_VMs_Tech_Brief.pdf

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/installation/ChoosetheuserSplunkshouldrunas

4. Installing

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Security/SecureSplunkWebusingasignedcertificate

5. Splunk Pipeline

http://www.splunk.com/view/SP-CAAAH9G

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Whatsinthismanual

6. Indexes

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/admin/Indexesconf#indexes.conf.spec

7. Users And Roles

8. Inputs

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Forwarding/Deployaheavyforwarder

9. Grow Development

11. Debrief

Debrief

I hoped this helped answer some general questions for anyone just learning Splunk. I really enjoyed doing and this and will be making more notes in the future.

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Dante E. Mata

Dante E. Mata

Experienced Cyber Intelligence Analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the US Military and IT industry with a focus in Cyber Security.