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What is the Splunk forwarder installation procedure for AIX

ramprakash
Explorer

Hello Splunkers,

I need to install Splunk forwarder on my AIX machine. Can someone please share step by step procedure?

Also, I just ended up Untar the package. But I am not able to see Var directory.
Below are the contents:

/APPLICATIONS/SPLUNK/currentversion/splunkforwarder> ls -lrt
total 168
-r--r--r--    1 splunk   saraluxt        510 Dec 13 2013  README-splunk.txt
-r--r--r--    1 splunk   saraluxt      49092 Dec 13 2013  license-eula.txt
-r--r--r--    1 splunk   saraluxt         57 Dec 13 2013  copyright.txt
-rw-r--r--    1 splunk   saraluxt          0 Dec 13 2013  ftr
-rw-r--r--    1 splunk   saraluxt      14624 Dec 13 2013  splunkforwarder-6.0.1-189883-AIX-powerpc-manifest
drwxr-xr-x    2 splunk   saraluxt        256 Dec 13 2013  include
drwxr-xr-x    3 splunk   saraluxt        256 Dec 13 2013  share
drwxr-xr-x    3 splunk   saraluxt        256 Dec 13 2013  openssl
drwxr-xr-x    3 splunk   saraluxt       4096 Dec 13 2013  lib
drwxr-xr-x   10 splunk   saraluxt       4096 Dec 13 2013  etc
drwxr-xr-x    3 splunk   saraluxt       4096 Dec 13 2013  bin
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ddrillic
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Go please to the bin directory and run ./splunk start as the proper Unix user. Let's see how it behaves ; -)

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