Universal Forwarders provide reliable, secure data collection from remote sources and forward that data into Splunk software for indexing and consolidation. They can scale to tens of thousands of remote systems, collecting terabytes of data.
Collects Data From Remote Sources
Splunk Universal Forwarder collects data from a data source or another forwarder and sends it to a forwarder or a Splunk deployment.
Thousands of universal forwarders can be installed with little impact on network and host performance.
Broad Platform Support
Available for installation on diverse computing platforms and architectures.