Getting Data In

Failed installation of trial versions of Enterprise and Universal Forwarder on domain accounts.

magicbytes
New Member

I am installing the trial version of Splunk Enterprise on Windows 10 pro 64bit. When I use a domain account the installation fails. But when I use a local account the installation succeeds.

Do the trial versions of Splunk Enterprise and Universal Forwarder support domain accounts?

0 Karma
1 Solution

PavelP
Motivator

Hello @magicbytes,

the installation can fail if the domain user don't have required permissions.

Check the %TEMP%\MSI*.log (usually c:\Windows\Temp\MSI*.log or c:\Users_username_\AppData\Local\Temp\MSI*.log) direct after the failed installation. If unsure, post the log here.

Also check this post: https://answers.splunk.com/answers/42112/splunk-install-error-on-windows.html

View solution in original post

0 Karma

PavelP
Motivator

Hello @magicbytes,

the installation can fail if the domain user don't have required permissions.

Check the %TEMP%\MSI*.log (usually c:\Windows\Temp\MSI*.log or c:\Users_username_\AppData\Local\Temp\MSI*.log) direct after the failed installation. If unsure, post the log here.

Also check this post: https://answers.splunk.com/answers/42112/splunk-install-error-on-windows.html

0 Karma

magicbytes
New Member

I am beginning to think that the trial versions do not support domain accounts. I have followed every procedure to assign permissions to the domain account per Splunk but that does not resolve the issue. Local accounts work just fine

0 Karma

PavelP
Motivator

Hello @magicbytes,

have you checked that your domain account have all required rights as listed in the documentation?: https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/8.0.3/Installation/ChoosetheuserSplunkshouldrunas

0 Karma
Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

Stay Connected: Your Guide to July and August Tech Talks, Office Hours, and Webinars!

Dive into our sizzling summer lineup for July and August Community Office Hours and Tech Talks. Scroll down to ...

Edge Processor Scaling, Energy & Manufacturing Use Cases, and More New Articles on ...

Splunk Lantern is a Splunk customer success center that provides advice from Splunk experts on valuable data ...

Get More Out of Your Security Practice With a SIEM

Get More Out of Your Security Practice With a SIEMWednesday, July 31, 2024  |  11AM PT / 2PM ETREGISTER ...