Hardware and software requirements for the Splunk Add-on for Box
To install and configure the Splunk Add-on for Box, you must be a member of the
sc_admin role. This add-on communicates over HTTPS, and uses SSL/TLS security technologies.
This add-on communicates with your organization's Box instance using the Box REST API. You must have a valid Box account assigned to a role with sufficient permissions to collect the data you want to collect. For example, use an account assigned to the Admin role to allow the add-on to collect all metadata for all files, folders, and enterprise events for the entire organization.
The Splunk Add-on for Box is platform independent.
The clock on the machine being used for setup must be synced with the world clock. The timezone must be in UTC format.
Splunk platform requirements
Because this add-on runs on the Splunk platform, all of the system requirements apply for the Splunk software that you use to run this add-on.
- For Splunk Enterprise system requirements, see System Requirements in the Splunk Enterprise Installation Manual.
- If you plan to run this add-on entirely in Splunk Cloud, there are no additional Splunk platform requirements.
- If you are managing on-premises forwarders to get data into Splunk Cloud, see System Requirements in the Splunk Enterprise Installation Manual, which includes information about forwarders.
The field alias functionality is compatible with the current version of this add-on. The current version of this add-on does not support older field alias configurations.
For more information about the field alias configuration change, refer to the Splunk Enterprise Release Notes.
Installation and configuration overview for the Splunk Add-on for Box
Install the Splunk Add-on for Box
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released, released