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Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

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Configure Cloud Storage Bucket inputs for Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

Configure Cloud Storage Bucket 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 Storage Bucket inputs using the Splunk Web

  1. Click Create New Input in the Inputs tab, and then choose Cloud Storage Bucket > Cloud Storage Bucket.
  2. Enter the Name, Credentials, Project, Bucket, Interval, and Index using the information in the inputs parameter table.
  3. Save your changes.

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 Storage Bucket inputs using configuration file

  1. Create a file named google_cloud_storage_buckets.conf under $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_google-cloudplatform/local.
  2. Create stanzas using the following template See the google_cloud_storage_buckets.conf.spec file in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_google-cloudplatform/README for reference.
    [<name>]
    bucket_name = <value>
    google_credentials_name = <value>
    google_project = <value>
    index = <value>
    polling_interval = <value>
    
  3. Save and return to your Splunk instance.

Restart your Splunk platform after making changes to configuration (.conf) files.

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 Storage Bucket input.
bucket_name Bucket Google Bucket Name
google_credentials_name Credentials The stanza name defined in google_cloud_credentials.conf
google_project Project Google Project ID
index Index The index in which to store Google Cloud Storage Bucket.
polling_interval Interval Data collection interval in seconds. The default is 3600 seconds.
Last modified on 29 January, 2024
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