Deployment Architecture

What servers does Splunk use?

msrkr
Explorer

I deployed Splunk in an AWS environment and want to know what servers Splunk uses?
like webserver, application server

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Splunk runs a web-service on port 8000 which is a GUI front end to access it's REST API which does its work through the splunkd process running on the server.

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lfedak_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hey @msrkr, if this answered your question don't forget to "Accept" the answer to award karma points 😄

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s2_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Splunk is a self-contained application. The core runs without a GUI and exposes a REST API to the world (accessible by default via port 8089). The Splunk UI uses this REST API. A built-in web server (CherryPy) is used to serve up the UI (by default via port 8000).
For a complete list of third-party software bundled with Splunk, see the documentation.

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