Splunk® IT Service Intelligence

Administer Splunk IT Service Intelligence

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Define a single entity in ITSI

Create single entities one at a time in the UI.

You must have the itoa_admin role, or your role must have write access to the Global team, in order to create entities.


  1. Click Configure > Entities.
  2. Select Create Entity > Create Single Entity.
  3. Configure the following fields to define your new entity:
    Field Description
    Name The name of your new entity.
    Description (Optional) Enter a brief description of the entity.
    Team All entities are created in the Global team. This cannot be changed.
    Aliases Enter field-value pairs that identify the entity. For example:
    Info Fields Add field-value pairs that associate specific attributes with the entity. For example:

    The following characters are not supported in fields for field-value pairs: commas (,) single quotes ('), double quotes ("), $ (as first character in field name), period (.), equal sign (=), and spaces( ).

  4. Click Create. Your new entity appears in the Entities lister page.
  5. (Optional) Click View Health to view detailed entity information, including the health status of associated services and KPIs.
Overview of entities in ITSI
Auto-detect entities using ITSI modules

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® IT Service Intelligence: 4.2.0, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, 4.3.0, 4.3.1

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