splunk standalone local installation on debian

 

Download the splunk install package.

Run the installation on a x64 ubuntu/debian virtual machine.

$ dpkg -i splunk*.deb

After the installation the path will be /opt/splunk/

To run splunk for the first time

$ sudo /opt/splunk/bin/splunk start

Accept the license agreement. Hit Enter for one line at a time, or spacebar to pagedown.

After the you accept the licensing agreement splunk will be available at

http://127.0.0.1:8000 and http://yourmachinename:8000

Enjoy.