Splunk® Data Stream Processor

Function Reference

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Send data to a Splunk index (Default for Environment)

Use the Send to a Splunk Index (Default for Environment) sink function to send data to a preconfigured default Splunk Enterprise index.

This function sends data to the default Splunk index using the Splunk HTTP Event Collector (HEC). For more information, see the Get data with HTTP Event Collector chapter in the Splunk Enterprise Getting Data In manual.


Before you can use this function, you must do the following:

Function input schema

See Connecting Splunk indexes to your DSP pipeline.

Required arguments

Syntax: ""
Description: Set this to "".
Example in Canvas View: ""
Syntax: expression<string>
Description: The Splunk index you want to send data to. Defaults to main.
Example in Canvas View: "main"

SPL2 example

When working in the SPL View, you can write the function by providing the arguments in this exact order.

...| into index("", "main");

Alternatively, you can use named arguments to declare arguments in any order. The following SPL2 example uses named arguments to specify the dataset argument before the module argument.

...| into index(dataset: "main", module: "");

If you want to use a mix of unnamed and named arguments in your functions, you need to list all unnamed arguments in the correct order before providing the named arguments.

Last modified on 14 April, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Data Stream Processor: 1.2.0, 1.2.1-patch02, 1.2.1, 1.2.2-patch02, 1.2.4, 1.2.5, 1.3.0, 1.3.1, 1.4.0, 1.4.1, 1.4.2

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