Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for VMware

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Source types for the Splunk Add-on for VMware

The Splunk Add-on for VMware collects data from the following sources via:

  • Modular input plus stdout
  • Syslog
  • File monitoring

For information about common information model configurations, see Common information model data model acceleration configurations.

Data source name Source type Event type Collection method
VMInv:Datastore vmware:inv:datastore vmware_inventory
vmware_inv_datastore
vmware_perf_storage
vmware_performance API
VMInv:VirtualMachine vmware:inv:vm vmware_inventory
vmware_inv_tools
vmware_inv_snapshot
vmware_inv_network
vmware_inv_storage
vmware_virtualmachine API
VMInv:ClusterComputeResource vmware:inv:clustercomputeresource API
VMInv:ResourcePool vmware:inv:resourcepool API
VMInv:HostSystem vmware:inv:hostsystem vmware_inventory
vmware_inv_cpu
vmware_inv_mem
vmware_hostsystem
vmware_inv_os API
VMInv:Hierarchy vmware:inv:hierarchy API
VMPerf:VirtualMachine vmware:perf:sys vmware_performance
vmware_perf_os
vmware_perf_uptime
vmware_perf_time_sync API
VMPerf:VirtualMachine vmware:perf:virtualDisk API
VMPerf:VirtualMachine vmware:perf:disk vmware_perf_storage API
VMPerf:VirtualMachine vmware:perf:power API
VMPerf:VirtualMachine vmware:perf:mem vmware_perf_mem API
VMPerf:VirtualMachine vmware:perf:rescpu API
VMPerf:VirtualMachine vmware:perf:cpu vmware_perf_cpu API
VMPerf:VirtualMachine vmware:perf:datastore API
VMPerf:VirtualMachine vmware:perf:net vmware_perf_network API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:hbr API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:disk vmware_perf_storage API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:datastore API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:net vmware_perf_network API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:storageAdapter API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:sys vmware_performance
vmware_perf_os
vmware_perf_uptime
vmware_perf_time_sync API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:rescpu API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:power API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:mem vmware_perf_mem API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:storagePath API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:cpu vmware_perf_cpu API
VMPerf:HostSystem vmware:perf:vflashModule API
VMPerf:ClusterComputeResource vmware:perf:cpu
vmware:perf:clusterServices API
Username:XYZ vmware:events vmware_alert API
Username:XYZ vmware:tasks API
.../vpxd.log vmware:vclog:vpxd File Monitoring
.../vpxd-profiler.log vmware:vclog:vpxd-profiler File Monitoring
.../vpxd-alert.log vmware:vclog:vpxd-alert File Monitoring
.../vmware/ vmware:vclog File Monitoring
.../cim-diag,log vmware:vclog:cim-diag File Monitoring
vmware:esxilog:source::tcp:1514 vmware:esxlog:Hostd File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:vmkernel File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:Vpxa File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:Fdm File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:hostd-probe File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:syslog File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:crond File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:smartd File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:sfcb-CIMXML-Processor File Monitoring
vmware:esxilog:sfcb-vmware File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:heartbeat File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:vobd File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:vmkwarning File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:shell File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:vmauthd File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:sshd File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:cimslp File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:slpd File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:ImageConfigManager File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:Rhttpproxy File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:storageRM File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:root File Monitoring
vmware:esxlog:sfcb-hhrc File Monitoring
Last modified on 21 July, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released


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