Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

Configure VPC Access inputs for Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

Configure VPC Access 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 VPC Access inputs using the Splunk Web

  1. Click Create New Input in the Inputs tab, and then choose Resource Metadata, and then choose VPC Access.
  2. Enter the Name, Credentials, Project, Location, APIs with suitable intervals, Index, and Sourcetype using the information in the inputs parameter table.
  3. Save your changes.

Do not navigate to the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform configuration page at '''Settings''', then '''Data Inputs''', to configure Google Cloud Platform inputs. This page is not supported for this type of input.

Configure VPC Access inputs using configuration file

  1. Create a file named google_cloud_resource_metadata_inputs_vpc_access.conf under $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_google-cloudplatform/local.
  2. Create stanzas using the following template. See the google_cloud_resource_metadata_inputs_vpc_access.conf.spec file in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_google-cloudplatform/README for reference.
    [<name>]
    google_apis= <value>
    google_credentials_name = <value>
    google_project = <value>
    location_name = <value>
    index = <value>
    sourcetype = <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 VPC Access input.
google_credentials_name Credentials The stanza name defined in google_cloud_credentials.conf
google_project Project Google Project ID
location_name Location Supported Location by Google Cloud Platform.This parameter is optional.If no location is selected then data will be collected for all supported locations.
google_apis APIs Resources of VPC Access.
index Index The index in which Google Cloud Platform data should be stored.
sourcetype Sourcetype Name of the sourcetype.
Last modified on 26 April, 2024
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