Click the following link, pick the version appropriate to your platform, download and install it on the hardware you picked out in the previous step.

Download and install Splunk

The whole thing will take just a few minutes and since we don’t need to do anything fancy and we’re only setting up one server that’s about it.

That said, Splunk has very thorough and detailed documentation and in fact there is an entire manual dedicated to installation if you’re interested in more details.

If you have any comments at all about the documentation, please send it in to