I am trying to experiment with splunk to gather windows logs from my computer. However, I do not see my client in "Forwarder Management" so I think I may have misconfigured the receiving indexer. I am trying to uninstall the Universal Forwarder so I can reinstall it. I am attempting to follow the Splunk documentation: Uninstall the universal forwarder - Splunk Documentation but am unsuccessful in uninstalling the forwarder.
I have some screenshots to help understand my problem:
the result when running command msiexec /x splunkuniversalforwarder-<...>-x86-release.msi I have the SplunkForwarder Service in my services menu. I believe this shows that the universal forwarder does exist on my device.
These screenshots are when I attempt to uninstall the universal forwarder. The second screenshot should show that the service does exist and is not running at the moment (Yes when it is running I don't see it in "Forwarder Managment" still.)
If anyone has any advice and/or direction on what I should do, it would be greatly appreciated.
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