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How to find universal forwarder IP address?

chetandravid
New Member

Hello. I installed free universal forwarder from splunk website now i installed it on my pc but what is the ip address for that instance, how to find it.

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jkat54
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

I think you installed the universal forwarder mistakenly. It sounds like you want to install Splunk enterprise trial instead.

woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Why do you care? Your PC will have a different IP address all the time so you should not use the IP Address for any configurations. You should use your computer name. Explain what it is you are trying to do.

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burakcinar
Path Finder

hello,
you need to install splunk server first, than you can install forwarder that which machine data you want to forward.

installation docs ;

https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Installation/ChoosetheuserSplunkshouldrunas

check forwarder docs ;
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Forwarder/latest/Forwarder/Configuretheuniversalforwarder

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MuS
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Pro Tip: never add a specific version into URL links of docs 😉

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