Configure A Deployment Server    

Learn how to configue a deployment server for Splunk to better manage universal forwarders  

The role of the Splunk deployment server.

  1. To configure the deployment server, navigate to
  2. /opt/splunk/etc/deployment-apps/
  3. Make a new directory for the app you wish to create OR move the app you wish to deploy to this directory

  4. Once we add this directory we now need to reload the deployment server
    ./splunk reload deploy-server
  5. Once the directory or app is added you should now be able to see the 'forwarder management' section of the gui
    screenshot of deployments server configuration
    screenshot of deployments server configuration