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Getting Started with Splunk

Review each of the topics to get started with Splunk.

Step 1: Install the Commvault Package

If your backup administrator has not already installed the Commvault package, then you must install it.

For more information, see Installing the Commvault Package.

Step 2: Obtain Your User Credentials and Data Protection Information

Obtain the following information from your backup administrator:

  • The Command Center URL
  • Your Command Center user credentials
  • Splunk cluster details

Step 3: Log On to the Command Center

Access the Command Center by using the URL that was displayed on the installation completion page, or that you received from your backup administrator.

From the navigation panel, click Solutions > Big data.

Step 4: Register the Command Center

If you have not done so, register your Command Center.

Step 5: Complete the Core Setup Wizard

Configure core information by completing the Core Setup Wizard.

Step 6: Complete the Database Application Setup Wizard

Configure the database application by completing the DB Instances Setup Wizard.

Note: To proceed further with Splunk, mark the Big Data App setup as complete. it is not mandatory to provide setup details to mark the Big Data App setup as complete.

Step 7: Prepare for Your First Backup and Restore

  1. Create a server plan.

    The plan defines how often the software backs up the data files and where it stores the backups.

  2. Install the Splunk package directly on the node.
  3. Add a Splunk instance.
  4. Optional: Change snapshot engine for the default subclient.
  5. Optional: Change content of the default subclient.
  6. Determine the alerts that you want the software to trigger.

    For information on how to configure alerts, see Creating an Alert Definition.

Step 8: Perform Your First Backup and Restore

  1. Perform a full backup operation.
  2. Perform a restore operation.

Last modified: 7/10/2019 6:02:40 AM