Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

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Configure Cloud Billing inputs for Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Service

Configure Cloud Billing 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. For ease-of-use, configure your inputs for Cloud Billing via Splunk Web.

Configure Cloud Billing inputs using the Splunk Web

  1. Click Create New Input in the Inputs tab, and then choose Cloud Billing.
  2. Enter the Name, Credentials, Projects, Buckets, Report Prefix, Start Date, Interval and Index using the information in the inputs parameter table.

Google Cloud Billing generates billing report at 00:00 every day at UTC−07:00 timezone.

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 has been deprecated.

Configure Cloud Billing inputs using the configuration file

  1. Create a file named google_cloud_billing_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>
    bucket_name = <value>
    report_prefix = <value>
    ingestion_start = <value>
    index = <value>
    polling_interval = <value>
    
  3. Save the file 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
bucket_name Bucket Google bucket name
report_prefix Report Prefix The same report prefix you defined in billing export
polling_interval Interval Data collection interval in seconds. The default is 3600 seconds.
ingestion_start Start Date The add-on starts collecting data with a date later than this.

Note: Google Cloud Billing generates billing report at 00:00 every day at UTC−07:00 timezone.

index Index The index in which to store Google cloud billing data.
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released


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