We are almost there. Proceed by first downloading the exercise materials that will be used in this book. Open an administrator Command Prompt and make sure you are in the root of the Windows machine or Linux user shell. Download the ZIP file and extract it in your computer using https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Splunk-7-Essentials-Third-Edition.
The Eventgen configuration you will need for the exercises in this book has been packaged and is ready to go. We are not going into the details of how to configure Eventgen. If you are interested in learning more about Eventgen, visit the project page at http://github.com/splunk/eventgen.
Follow these instructions to proceed:
- Extract the project ZIP file into your local machine. ...