Splunk Enterprise — on Digital Ocean Ubuntu 16.x

Jun 2, 2017 · 2 min read

Installing splunk on linux

Create a Splunk account follow the links to the download. Then look for the link to fetch via wget.It’s kind of hard to spot but eventually I found it. Optionally you can download to your laptop and scp to your server etc.

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On your server

Once the install is complete. Check the status

Lets Start Splunk!

Accept the EULA, and Configure Splunk to start at boot time

Your server should be ready on http://hostname:8000 First login
User: Admin
Password: changeme

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Thats it!

Next we will hook up to our windows 2008 R2 with Sysmon logging.


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