Splunk® App for Windows Infrastructure

Deploy and Use the Splunk App for Windows Infrastructure

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Sample searches and dashboards

This topic lists searches that you can perform to confirm that Windows data has arrived at the indexer.

Search Active Directory data

To confirm that Active Directory data is present on the indexer, use the Search app:

1. Log into Splunk Enterprise on the indexer, if you have not already.

2. Load the Search app. In the system bar, select Apps > Search & Reporting. Splunk loads the Search app.

3. Try the following searches to confirm that data is present:

This search confirms that the Splunk Add-ons for Active Directory are sending data to the indexer:

index=msad earliest=1h

This search confirms that the Splunk Add-ons for Active Directory have been installed properly on the deployment client named <host_name>:

index=msad host=<host_name> earliest=1h

Can't find the data?

Try the following:

  • Use Forwarder Management to confirm that the Splunk Add-ons for Active Directory have been deployed to your deployment clients.
  • Refer to the Troubleshooting manual for additional help.
Last modified on 27 June, 2016
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® App for Windows Infrastructure: 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.2.0, 1.2.1

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