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Splunk

by Latest Version | Debian 10, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Simplify data management across your ecosystem with advanced streaming, analytics, and more.

Let your data drive decisions and integrate with what you need to give your business (or customers) a competitive advantage. Splunk is the first data-to-everything platform powered by artificial intelligence, advanced data search, and optimized data streaming. Splunk is trusted by hundreds of thousands of users, including 91 of the Fortune 100 companies to advance data security and automation.

Get started with Splunk with Linode Marketplace.

Deploying the Splunk Marketplace App

Splunk Configuration Options

You can configure your Splunk App by providing values for the following fields:

ConfigurationDescription
Splunk UsernameThis will be the username you use to login the Splunk Dashboard. Required.
Splunk PasswordThis will be the password you use to login the Splunk Dashboard. Required.
The limited sudo user to be created for the LinodeThe username for a new limited user account with sudo privileges.
The password for the limited sudo userThe password for the new limited user account.
The SSH Public Key that will be used to access the LinodeA public key belonging to the user that accesses the Linode. If you do not have an authentication key-pair, see the Securing Your Server guide for steps on creating one.
Disable root access over SSHDisable root user access for the Linode server.
Your Linode API tokenThe Linode API v4 token is required to create a domain name system (DNS) record. See the Getting Started with the Linode API guide to learn how to generate an API token.
The domain for the Linode’s DNS record (Requires API token)The hostname to assign to the Linode server.
The subdomain for the Linode’s DNS record (Requires API token)The domain name to use when creating a DNS record for the Linode.
Admin email for the Splunk serverThe email address to use for the Splunk instance’s admin user.

Linode Configuration Options

After providing the App-specific options, provide configurations for your Linode server:

ConfigurationDescription
Select an ImageDebian 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS are currently the only images supported by the Splunk Marketplace App. Required.
RegionThe region where you would like your Linode to reside. In general, it’s best to choose a location that’s closest to you. For more information on choosing a DC, review the How to Choose a Data Center guide. You can also generate MTR reports for a deeper look at the network routes between you and each of our data centers. Required.
Linode PlanYour Linode’s hardware resources. aaPanel can be supported on any size Linode, but we suggest you deploy your aaPanel App on a Linode plan that reflects how you plan on using it. If you decide that you need more or fewer hardware resources after you deploy your app, you can always resize your Linode to a different plan. Required.
Linode LabelThe name for your Linode, which must be unique between all of the Linodes on your account. This name is how you identify your server in the Cloud Manager Dashboard. Required.
Root PasswordThe primary administrative password for your Linode instance. This password must be provided when you log in to your Linode via SSH. The password must meet the complexity strength validation requirements for a strong password. Your root password can be used to perform any action on your server, so make it long, complex, and unique. Required.

After providing all required Linode Options, click on the Create button. Your Splunk App will complete installation anywhere between 2-5 minutes after your Linode has finished provisioning.

Access your Splunk App

Open a browser and navigate to your Linode’s IP address and port 8000, for example, http://192.0.2.0:8000/. You will be presented a login field where you can enter the credentials you previously specified in the Splunk Username and Splunk Password fields when you deployed the app.

Now that you’ve accessed your dashboard, checkout the official Splunk documentation to learn how to further configure your instance.

The Splunk Marketplace App was built by Linode. For support regarding app deployment, contact Linode Support via the information in the sidebar. For support regarding the tool or software itself, visit Splunk Support.