Splunk Enterprise Security

Is it possible to find who & how Splunk Ent. or ES was restarted?


I getting indications that Splunk Ent. / ES was restarted. Is it possible to find when & by whom? Thank u very much for your response.

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Hello @SamHTexas ,

To see who restarted Splunk, please run the search

index=_internal sourcetype=splunkd "Received shutdown signal." | ...rest of your query with required fields...

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