Splunk® App for Windows Infrastructure

Deploy and Use the Splunk App for Windows Infrastructure

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On October 20, 2021, the Splunk App for Windows Infrastructure will reach its end of life. After this date, Splunk will no longer maintain or develop this product. The functionality in this app is migrating to a content pack in Data Integrations. Learn about the Content Pack for Windows Dashboards and Reports.
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Sample DNS searches and dashboards

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

To users who are using TA-windows v6.0.0: TA-DNS merged with TA-windows. See Get data from TA-Windows v6.0.0 or later(Link).

Search Windows DNS data

To confirm that Windows DNS 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-on for Windows DNS are sending data to the indexer:

    eventtype=perfmon-dns

Can't find the data?

Try the following:

  • Use Forwarder Management to confirm that the Splunk Add-on for Windows DNS have been deployed to your deployment clients.
  • Refer to the Troubleshooting manual for additional help.
Last modified on 22 March, 2019
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® App for Windows Infrastructure: 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.4.4, 1.5.0, 1.5.1


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