Set up Data Manager
Data Manager ships as a built-in application in Splunk Cloud Platform and is available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) commercial stacks, for Splunk Cloud Platform customers on the Classic or Victoria Experience.
For more information on Splunk Cloud Platform experiences, see the Experience designations section of the Splunk Cloud Platform Service Description manual.
Splunk platform requirements
Search head requirements
Data Manager is available only on the primary search head of your Splunk Cloud deployment.
If the user of the Data Manager app has either the
sc_admin role, then all role and capability requirements are met by default.
If a user does not have the
sc_admin role, they must verify that their assigned roles collectively contain all of the capabilities listed in the Capability requirements section of this topic.
The following roles do not have custom Tags. These roles are created as part of the '''Prerequisites''' step in the Data Manager app:
In order to operate Data Manager, each user must have a role that has the following capabilities on Splunk Cloud Platform:
'accelerate_search' 'admin_all_objects' 'dmc_deploy_apps' 'dmc_deploy_token_http' 'edit_httpauths' 'edit_sourcetypes' 'edit_token_http' 'edit_view_html' 'get_metadata' 'get_typeahead' 'indexes_edit' 'indexes_list_all' 'list_accelerate_search' 'list_httpauths' 'list_inputs' 'list_settings' 'list_storage_passwords' 'list_tokens_own' 'list_tokens_scs' 'output_file' 'rest_apps_management' 'rest_properties_get' 'rest_properties_set' 'run_collect' 'run_mcollect' 'schedule_rtsearch' 'schedule_search' 'search'
After creating the role with the listed capabilities, perform the following steps to enable the indexes needed for Data Manager to work.
- Navigate to Edit Role.
- Navigate to Indexes, and select the Included box for All non-internal indexes.
- Save your changes.
Data Manager is supported on different regions depending on your cloud provider.
Amazon Web Services
Data Manager is available on Splunk Cloud in the following AWS regions:
- US East Virginia
- US West Oregon
- UK (London)
- Europe (Dublin, Frankfurt, Paris)
- Asia Pacific (Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo)
- Canada (Central)
For more information on Splunk Cloud experiences, see the Experience designations section of the Splunk Cloud Platform manual.
The following regions are supported by the Data Manager ARM template:
The following regions are not supported by the Data Manager ARM template:
Google Cloud Platform
Data Manager is currently supported on all Google Cloud Platform regions.
Deploying templates in the accounts of your cloud service provider will incur a cost. The total amount of this cost depends on your cloud service provider, and the amount of data that you wish to ingest.
For more information, see the pricing documentation for your cloud service provider.
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Overview of source types for Data Manager
This documentation applies to the following versions of Data Manager: 1.7.0