Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

Hardware and software requirements for the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

Splunk admin requirements

To install and configure the Splunk Add-on for google cloud platform, you must be a member of the admin or sc_admin role.

Google Cloud Platform requirements

To use this add-on, you must have a valid Google Cloud Platform account with sufficient permissions to configure the Google Cloud Platform services from which you want to collect data. You must also have permission to create IAM roles or Compute Engine IAM roles and users so that you can set up accounts with the appropriate permissions that the add-on can use to collect data from your Google Cloud Platform services. Enable the following administrative privileges:

  • Storage Object Viewer or Storage Object Admin
  • Compute Admin

To get data from Google Cloud Platform, enable related APIs in Google Cloud Platform.

Splunk platform requirements

Because this add-on runs on the Splunk platform, all of the system requirements apply to the Splunk software you use to run this add-on.

  • For Splunk Enterprise system requirements, see System Requirements in the Splunk Enterprise Installation Manual.
  • 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.

Last modified on 26 April, 2024
Release history for the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform   Installation overview for the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released, released

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