Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for Salesforce

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Enable saved search for the Splunk Add-on for Salesforce

The Splunk Add-on for Salesforce includes a preconfigured lookup generation saved search that you can enable on your search heads. You need to configure Salesforce object User inputs in order to collect the data. After the data has been indexed by the Splunk platform, manually run the saved search in order to populate the lookup file then set a frequency to run it that matches the frequency of configuration changes in your environment.

Saved search name Description
Lookup - USER_ID to USER_NAME Generates the lookup_sfdc_usernames.csv lookup file. Populates the Salesforce User object data in this event.

You can review and enable the saved search either in Splunk Web or in the configuration files.

Access and enable saved search in Splunk Web

To access and enable the saved search in Splunk Web:

  1. Go to Settings > Searches, reports, and alerts.
  2. Set the app context to Splunk Add-on for Salesforce.
  3. Click Enable next to Lookup - USER_ID to USER_NAME .

Access and enable saved search in savedsearches.conf

To access and enable the saved search in the configuration files complete the following steps:

  1. Go to $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_salesforce/default/savedsearches.conf.
  2. Copy the file to $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_salesforce/local.
  3. In the local copy, change disabled = 1 to disabled = 0.
Last modified on 13 October, 2020
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