Much of our instance is handled by another team. I want a way to test some add on before a full install. If I download something from Splunkbase, will it be specific to my user or does it have to be installed to our Splunk instance itself?
no, you can download an app or a TA on your pc and then install it as you like.
Remember that to install TAs you have to deploy them (manually or by a Deployment Server or a Software Distribution tool) and then restart Splunk on the Universal Forwarder.
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