Email settings

Email settings
Server settings » Email settings

Mail Server Settings
Mail host:
smtp.gmail.com

Email security
X Enable TLS

Google’s Gmail Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server settings
https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7126229?hl=en&visit_id=1-636296667856054854-1257014222&rd=1

*** Look for Google blocking
Review blocked sign-in attempt
and whitelist in google if necessary and you accept the risks!

I found toggling this google setting helped achieve whitelist-like status, that and using stronger TLS helps
https://myaccount.google.com/lesssecureapps

Login Background

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.5.2/AdvancedDev/CustomizeLogin

Steps
Log into the Splunk instance and navigate to Settings > System > Server Settings > Login Background.
Select one of the following options.
Background option Description
Custom image To use a custom background, upload the image file and click Choose.
Default image Use the default background image.
No image Do not display an image on the login page.
Use the Preview screen to preview the login page customization.
Click Save.
Restart the Splunk instance to view the changes.

Add a custom logo

Use a custom favicon

Forwarder configuration

—- Setup Client forwarder
1) Install Universal Forwarder: splunkforwarder-6.5.3-36937ad027d4-macosx-10.9-intel.dmg
a. Authenticate as Admin
b. Initializes software
2) On client Terminal app
a. cd /Applications/SplunkForwarder/bin
b. sudo ./splunk add forward-server 1.2.3.4:9997 -auth admin:Password
c. sudo ./Splunk set deploy-poll 1.2.3.4:8089
d. ./Splunk restart
3) Next add data in web client
a. http://1.2.3.4:8000/en-US/manager/search/adddata/selectforwarders

http://amiracle19.blogspot.com/2015/09/troubleshooting-home-monitor-app.html
bash-3.2# ./Splunk enable boot-start -user root

 

 

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cd /Applications/Splunk/bin cd /Applications/SplunkForwarder/bin
sudo ./Splunk enable boot-start -user root
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Change Forwarder Admin Password
splunk edit user admin -password newPassowrd -auth admin:changeme
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1) Install Universal Forwarder: splunkforwarder-6.5.3-36937ad027d4-macosx-10.9-intel.dmg
a. Authenticate as Admin
b. Initializes software
2) On client Terminal app
a. cd /Applications/SplunkForwarder/bin
b. sudo ./splunk add forward-server 1.2.3.4:9997 -auth admin:changeme
c. sudo ./Splunk set deploy-poll 1.2.3.4:8089
d. ./Splunk restart
3) Next add data in web client
a. http://1.2.3.4:8000/en-US/manager/search/adddata/selectforwarders