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The identities.conf file stores credentials used to connect to databases in standard Splunk credential store (obfuscated hash text).

# @copyright@
# The file contains the specification for database identities (username/password)


username = <string>
# required
# the username for this database connection identity

password = <string>
# required, encrypted.
# the password for this database connection identity

domain_name = <string>
# optional
# if specified, this is the windows domain to which <username> belongs

use_win_auth =  (true|false)
# optional
# if specified, Windows Authentication Domain is used 


username = admin
password = UdxsEmbJvU/lcINqMVGAQgBKT4DLIx/2c9Ka+3oUOVy=
use_win_auth = false
Last modified on 19 June, 2017

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® DB Connect: 3.0.0, 3.0.1, 3.0.2, 3.0.3

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