Installing Splunk

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I was wondering if someone could help me reset my password. I need to login to do my labs to take the cert soon please and thank you.

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Do you have access the the CLI of this Splunk instance? If so, you can reset the password:

  • Stop splunk service
  • Move the $SPLUNKHOME/etc/passwd file to $SPLUNKHOME/etc/passwd.bak
  • Start Splunk. After the restart you should be able to login using the default login (admin/changeme).


If this is a training provided instance, contact your instructor.

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No one here can help you with that. Send email to for assistance.
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Thank you for that email but they weren't able to help me neither.

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