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My machine log does not showing in Splunk Enterprise

Ramax
Explorer

Hi,

For testing purpose. I am install Splunk Enterprise and also install Splunk Universal forwarder in same machine (windows 64bit). I am also configured, the Splunk Enterprise receive port is 9997. Configuring the  Universal forwarder using the local IP.

In Splunk Enterprise it does not shows my machine logs or source.

In my Universal Forwarder > etc > system > local > ( "inputs.conf" file does not shows).

I also checked the ports (9997 port is open in my machine).

Please help me to solve the issue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Solution

gcusello
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi @Ramax,

you can install and run Splunk Enterprise and Universal Forwarder, but you cannot address the log of UF to SE on the same machine!

In addition it hasn't any sense because you can take local logs using SE.

If you want to performa a test, you could run a Virtual Machine on the same server in which run UF, but using a different IP address.

Ciao.

Giuseppe

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gcusello
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi @Ramax,

you can install and run Splunk Enterprise and Universal Forwarder, but you cannot address the log of UF to SE on the same machine!

In addition it hasn't any sense because you can take local logs using SE.

If you want to performa a test, you could run a Virtual Machine on the same server in which run UF, but using a different IP address.

Ciao.

Giuseppe

Ramax
Explorer

Hi gcusello,

Using SE how can i take log from my local machine.

Please help me.

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Ramax
Explorer

Hi Gcusello,

Add Data > Monitor option > Local Event Logs (In this way, i configured).

This links are helpful for me thank you so much.

 

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gcusello
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi @Ramax,

good for you.

Ciao and happy splunking.

Giuseppe

P.S.: Karma Points are appreciated 😉

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