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Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

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Configure Cloud Monitoring inputs for Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

Configure Cloud Monitoring inputs for Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform using Splunk Web or via configuration file, using the information in the inputs parameters table below.

Configure Cloud Monitoring inputs using the Splunk Web

  1. Click Create New Input in the Inputs tab, and then choose Cloud Monitoring.
  2. Enter the Name, Credentials, Projects, Cloud Monitor Metrics, Interval, Start Time and Index using the information in the inputs parameter table.

Do not go to the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform configuration page under Settings > Data Inputs to configure Google Cloud Platform inputs. This page is not supported for this type of input.

Configure Cloud Monitoring inputs using configuration file

  1. Create a file named google_cloud_monitor_inputs.conf under $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_google-cloudplatform/local.
  2. Create stanzas using the following template.
    [<name>]
    google_credentials_name = <value>
    google_project = <value>
    google_metrics = <value>
    polling_interval = <value>
    oldest = <value>
    index = <value>
    
  3. Save and return to your Splunk instance.

Input Parameters

Each attribute in the following table corresponds to a field in Splunk Web.

Attribute Corresponding field in Splunk Web Description
name Name Enter a unique name of the Google Cloud Pub/Sub input
google_credentials_name Credentials The stanza name defined in google_credentials.conf
google_project Projects Google project ID
google_metrics Cloud Monitor Metrics Google cloud monitor metrics. You can add several google metrics separated by ",".

You can set it to .* to add all the metrics.

polling_interval Interval Data collection interval in seconds. The default is 300 seconds.
oldest Start Time The add-on starts collecting data with a date later than this time. The format is 'YYYY-DD-MMThh:mm:ss. For example 2016-07-15T09:00:00.
index Index The index in which to store Google Cloud Monitoring data.
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released


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