Sideview Utils

 

Download and Installation

This installation is a walk through of installing the Sideview Utils app from Splunkbase.

PREFERRED – Downloading and Installing Sideview Utils

The preferred method to download and install Sideview Utils is to download it from Splunkbase.

  1. Log into the Splunk UI as an admin user.
  2. Click the “splunk>” logo in the upper left to go to the “Explore Splunk Enterprise” main page.
  3. In the upper left, click the gear icon beside “Apps” to “Manage Apps”.
  4. Click the green button labeled “Browse more apps”.
  5. In the “Browse More Apps” page, search for “sideview”
  6. Click the “Install” button for the “Sideview Utils (free internal use license)” app.
  7. Log in (if required) with your Splunkbase username and password (the same one you use for downloading Splunk itself).
  8. Read and accept the terms and conditions.
  9. Click “Login and install”
  10. Click Done.

Testing the install

  1. Click the Apps menu in the upper left
  2. Select Sideview Utils
  3. You should be presented with a “Welcome to Sideview Utils 3.4” page.

If you have any problems with either method please give us a call or email us at support@sideviewapps.com!

Downloading and Installing Sideview Utils (Alternate method)

Download

If for some reason Splunkbase is inaccessible to you, the installation materials can still be downloaded from our website.

  1. First, go to this page.
  2. Accept the license, fill in the remaining information then click “Submit”.
    • NOTE we will never sell your email address nor give it away to anyone nor spam it ourselves.
  3. An email should arrive with a few minutes with a link you can use to download the app. If it’s taking a long time be sure to check your Junk folder.
  4. Click the link in the email and save the file to your desktop or any other convenient location for now.

Installation

  1. Log into the Splunk UI as an admin user.
  2. Click the “splunk>” logo in the upper left to go to the “Explore Splunk Enterprise” page.
  3. In the upper left, click the gear icon beside “Apps” to “Manage Apps”.
  4. Click the button labeled “Install app from file”.
  5. In the “Upload an app” page, click the Browse button and select the file you downloaded before.
  6. If you already have an older copy of the app installed, you will have to check the “upgrade app” checkbox. It is safe to have “Upgrade app” selected even if this is a new install.
  7. Click the green Submit button

Testing the install

  1. Click the Apps menu in the upper left
  2. Select Sideview Utils
  3. You should be presented with a “Welcome to Sideview Utils 3.4” page.

If you have any problems with either method, please give us a call or email us at support@sideviewapps.com!