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Splunk Software License Agreement
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ollowing conditions: you may use each Splunk Server with an Enterprise license to index no more than the peak daily volume of uncompressed data for which you have paid the applicable License Fees as
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plunk Software in binary form only and only subject to the following conditions: (i) to index no more than 500MB of peak daily volume of uncompressed data (the 'Maximum Peak Daily Volume'). The Soft
ware will be configured to display warnings, reduce available functionality, and/or cease indexing data when the Maximum Peak Daily Volume is reached. Splunk further grants to You a non-exclusive, w
orldwide, fully-paid up copyright license to use the Splunk Developer API and Example Modules included with the Free Software to develop extensions for the Free Software by adding your own source co
de and recompiling (collectively, "Your Extensions"). You agree to assume full responsibility for the performance of the Free Software modified in this way, and shall indemnify, hold harmless, and d
efend Splunk (including all of its officers, employees, directors, subsidiaries, representatives, affiliates and agents) and Splunk's suppliers from and against any claims or lawsuits, including att
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offering the functionality of the Software on an application service provider or time sharing basis) or distribute the Software to any third party; (v) decompile, disassemble or reverse-engineer th
e Software or otherwise attempt to derive the Software source code; (vi) disclose to any third party the results of any benchmark tests or other evaluation of the Software, or (vii) authorize any th
ird parties to do any of the above.
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e works of the Free Software, except to create Your Extensions in accordance with this Agreement; (iii) rent, lease, loan, or resell the Free Software, the Splunk Developer API, Example Modules, or
Your Extensions (including but not limited to offering the functionality of the Free Software on an applications service provider or time sharing basis);or (iv) authorize any third parties to do any
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nitial Term and each Renewal Term, Splunk will send you notice of the then-current annual License Fees for renewal (a "Renewal Notice"), and, if you wish to renew, you will be required to pay such r
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terfere with your business activities and will be in compliance with your reasonable security procedures. You will provide Splunk with access to the relevant records and facilities. If an audit reve
als that you have exceeded the daily peak volume during the period audited, then Splunk will invoice you, and you will promptly pay Splunk any underpaid fees based on Splunk's price list in effect a
t the time the audit is completed. If the daily peak volume usage exceeds ten percent (10%) of the licensed usage, then you will also pay Splunk's reasonable costs of conducting the audit.
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cription highlighting your deployment of the Software.
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Validating database _internal
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Validating database history
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Checking http port : open
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Checking for SELinux... disabled
Verifying configuration. This may take a while...
Finished verifying configuration.
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Verifying database _internal
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All preliminary checks passed.
Checking index files
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Starting splunkd... [ OK ]
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Splunk Server started. The web interface is at http://uct3-edge6.uchicago.edu:8000 .
- 06 Jun 2007