Splunk® App for Microsoft Exchange

Deploy and Use the Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange

Acrobat logo Download manual as PDF


On October 22 2021, the Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange 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 Microsoft Exchange.
Acrobat logo Download topic as PDF

Sample searches and dashboards

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

Note: If you are using TA-Windows version 6.0.0 version or later then you do not need TA_AD and TA_DNS, as they are merged with TA-Windows. To configure TA-Windows v6.0.0, Please refer to Deploy and configure the Splunk Add-on for Windows v6.0.0 or later.

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-on for Microsoft Active Directory is sending data to the indexer:

index=msad

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

index=msad host=<host_name>

Can't find the data?

Try the following:

  • Use Forwarder Management to confirm that the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Active Directory has been deployed to your deployment clients.
  • Refer to the Troubleshooting manual for additional help.
Last modified on 18 October, 2019
PREVIOUS
Confirm and troubleshoot AD data collection
  NEXT
Configure Windows Domain Name Server

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® App for Microsoft Exchange: 4.0.0, 4.0.2, 4.0.3


Was this documentation topic helpful?

You must be logged into splunk.com in order to post comments. Log in now.

Please try to keep this discussion focused on the content covered in this documentation topic. If you have a more general question about Splunk functionality or are experiencing a difficulty with Splunk, consider posting a question to Splunkbase Answers.

0 out of 1000 Characters