Getting Data In

How to install splunk app for linux without installing the universal forwarder?

sabaKhadivi
Path Finder

Can I use splunk app for linux without installing universal forwarder on each linux host I need their logs?

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pgelnar_hci
New Member

you can use forwarding from syslog (rsyslog, syslogng etc) or as named above. i prefer fluentbit

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

The app is useless without the logs but certainly there are may ways to get them in. You can use the UF, snare, fluentd, to name just a few tools.

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gjanders
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

If you are referring to Splunk Add-on for Linux then you could read the documentation around this for example configure collectd to send data

If you are using collectd on the remote machines you would not need a universal forwarder on each Linux machine.

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