Deploy to single server instance

Installation for standalone instance

Standalone deployment: A single Splunk instance performs all roles

Splunk roles nmon-for-splunk PA-nmon_light TA-nmon-*
Standalone X X (optional) X (optional)

optional: The Technical Add-on provide nmon performance and configuration collection for the host than runs the add-on, which is optional

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Installing with Splunk Web

You can install the Application directly within Splunk Application management:

  1. Access the Application manager:

Application Menu > Manage Apps

  1. Browse online for Nmon Performance Monitor App and follow Splunk standard app installation:

Search for “nmon”:


Manual installation

  1. Download the tgz archive of Nmon Performance in Splunk Base:

See the Download page for more information and options

  1. Unarchive

To install the application, simply unarachive the tgz file in the apps directory of Splunk, example:

cd /opt/splunk/etc/apps/
tar -xvf nmon-performance-monitor-for-unix-and-linux-systems_*.tgz
  1. And restart Splunk
/opt/splunk/bin/splunk restart

Access the Application

After Splunk restart, you can directly access the application:

through its App icon:


Or the app menu bar:


Generating performance and configuration data

If you are running Splunk on Linux, AIX or Solaris, then you can generate Nmon performance data for the local machine running Splunk.

Replace the PA-nmon_light_XXXX.tgz with current release of the PA-nmon_light:

cd /opt/splunk/etc/apps/
tar -xvf <YOUR PATH>/PA-nmon_light_XXXX.tgz

And restart Splunk:

/opt/splunk/bin/splunk restart

Replace the TA-nmon_XXXX.tgz with current release of the TA-nmon:

cd /opt/splunk/etc/apps/
tar -xvf <YOUR PATH>/TA-nmon_XXXX.tgz

And restart Splunk:

/opt/splunk/bin/splunk restart