1. Download and update using dpkg -i <splunk package>.
user@Lnx:~$ sudo dpkg -i splunk-7.3.2-c60db69f8e32-linux-2.6-amd64.deb [sudo] password for <user>: (Reading database ... 235721 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack splunk-7.3.2-c60db69f8e32-linux-2.6-amd64.deb ... This looks like an upgrade of an existing Splunk Server. Attempting to stop the installed Splunk Server... Stopping splunkd... Shutting down. Please wait, as this may take a few minutes. .. Stopping splunk helpers... Done. Unpacking splunk (7.3.2) over (7.3.1) ... Setting up splunk (7.3.2) ... complete user@Lnx:~$
2. Update and start service.
user@Lnx:~$ cd /opt/splunk/bin/ user@Lnx:/opt/splunk/bin$ sudo ./splunk enable boot-start
Do you agree with this license? [y/n]: y
Perform migration and upgrade without previewing configuration changes? [y/n] y
3. Restart Splunk service
user@Lnx:~$ sudo service splunk restart
4. Visit splunk url on host.