Running Splunkweb on localhost

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What is the best practice for making Splunkweb listen only on localhost or



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The "best" practice is up to you to determine, but you can make the SplunkWeb process only listen by setting server.sockethost = in the web.conf file. If this is a concern to you, you may also want to use iptables or another firewall.


Slight correction. The setting is server.socket_host not server.sockethost
Also setting it as
server.socket_host = localhost
allows for IPv6 support vs which only works in IPv4

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