A deployment server is a Splunk Enterprise instance that acts as a centralized configuration manager for any number of other instances, called “deployment clients”. Any full Splunk Enterprise instance – even one indexing data locally – can act as a deployment server. A deployment server cannot be a client of itself.
Splunk Enterprise is a software product that enables you to search, analyze, and visualize the data gathered from the components of your IT infrastructure or business. Splunk Enterprise takes in data from websites, applications, sensors, devices, and so on.
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Splunk Light is a comprehensive solution for small IT environments that automates log search and analysis. When you download Splunk Light for free, you get a Splunk Light license for 30 days that lets you index up to 5 gigabytes of data per day.