06 Dec 2011
Installing splunk on RedHat 6
Installed splunk 4.2.x on redhat 6 today and here’s some notes:
- As of today I don’t think splunk is certified on rhel6. http://splunk-base.splunk.com/answers/11233/when-will-splunk-support-solaris-11-and-rhel-6
- I disabled SElinux and set splunk to ignore SELinux warnings (i used the grub method) http://www.crypt.gen.nz/selinux/disable_selinux.html & http://www.splunk.com/support/forum:SplunkAdministration/3147
- redhat 6 seems to have iptables on very restrictive by default, I’m in a lab so I disabled iptables for now.
All in all a pretty simple install, just a few gotchas since I’m not a redhat man.
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