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Splunk Add-on for AWS

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Source types for the Splunk Add-on for AWS

The Splunk Add-on for Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides the index-time and search-time knowledge for alerts, events, and performance metrics. Source types and event types map the Amazon Web Service data to the Splunk Common Information Model (CIM).

See Troubleshoot the Splunk Add-on for AWS to find source types for internal logs.

See the following table for source types and event types for AWS data mapping:

Data type Source type Description Supported input types Data models
Billing aws:billing

aws:billing:cur

aws:billing represents billing reports that you have configured in AWS.

aws:billing:cur represents cost and usage reports.

Billing (Cost and Usage Report)

Billing (Legacy)

  • CIM: None
  • ES Custom: None
  • ITSI: None
CloudFront Access Logs aws:cloudfront:accesslogs Represents CloudFront Access Logs. SQS-based S3

Generic S3 Incremental S3

  • CIM: None
  • ES Custom: None
  • ITSI: None
CloudTrail aws:cloudtrail Represents AWS API call history from the AWS CloudTrail service. SQS-based S3

CloudTrail Generic S3 Incremental S3

CloudWatch aws:cloudwatch Represents performance and billing metrics from the AWS CloudWatch service. CloudWatch
CloudWatch Logs aws:cloudwatchlogs

aws:cloudwatchlogs:vpcflow

aws:cloudwatchlogs represents generic data from the CloudWatch Logs service.

aws:cloudwatchlogs:vpcflow represents VPC flow logs from the CloudWatch Logs service.

Kinesis

CloudWatch Logs

  • CIM: Network Traffic, but only for aws:cloudwatchlogs:vpcflow
  • ES Custom: None
  • ITSI: None
Config aws:config

aws:config:notification

aws:config represents real time and historical configuration snapshots.

aws:config:notification represents configuration change notifications.

SQS-based S3

AWS Config

Config Rules aws:config:rules Represents compliance details, compliance summary, and evaluation status of your AWS Config Rules. Config Rules
Description aws:description Descriptions of your AWS EC2 instances, reserved instances, and EBS snapshots. Description
ELB Access Logs aws:elb:accesslogs Represents ELB Access Logs. SQS-based S3

Generic S3 Incremental S3

  • CIM: None
  • ES Custom: None
  • ITSI: None
Inspector aws:inspector Represents assessments, runs, and findings data from the Amazon Inspector service. Inspector
Kinesis aws:kinesis Represents data from Kinesis streams. SQS-based S3

Kinesis

  • CIM: None
  • ES Custom: None
  • ITSI: None
S3 aws:s3 Represents generic log data from your S3 buckets. Generic S3

Incremental S3 SQS-based S3

  • CIM: None
  • ES Custom: None
  • ITSI: None
S3 Access Logs aws:s3:accesslogs Represents S3 Access Logs. SQS-based S3

Generic S3 Incremental S3

  • CIM: None
  • ES Custom: None
  • ITSI: None
SQS aws:sqs Represents generic data from SQS. SQS
  • CIM: None
  • ES Custom: None
  • ITSI: None
Last modified on 28 August, 2020
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