Access Splunk web interface

To access Splunk web interface, open your browser and go to http://hostname:8000. We can use localhost instead of hostname since we are accessing Splunk from the machine it was installed on:

access splunk

You can log in using the default credentials:

  • username – admin
  • password – changeme

After you log in, you will be prompted to change your password to something more secure:

splunk new password

You should be greeted with the screen that enables you to add data or find out more about Splunk:

splunk first screen

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