Splunk MINT App (Legacy)

Splunk MINT App User Guide

Splunk MINT is no longer available for purchase as of January 29, 2021. Customers who have already been paying to ingest and process MINT data in Splunk Enterprise will continue to receive support until December 31, 2021, which is End of Life for all MINT products: App, Web Service (Management Console), SDK and Add-On.

MINT user roles

To use the Splunk MINT App, a user must be assigned to one of the following predefined MINT roles:

  • mint_user: This role inherits capabilities from the power user role. Users can access MINT dashboards and reports.
  • mint_admin: This role has the same capabilities as mint_user. This role can also:
    • Create, manage, and delete projects.
    • Configure the app, which includes setting the CDS token, enabling the MINT modular input, and enabling acceleration of the MINT data model.

Assign the admin_all_objects capability

Assign admin_all_objects capability to the mint_admin role.

  1. Log into Splunk Web on the search head.
  2. Go to Settings > Roles .
  3. Click on mint_admin > Capabilities .
  4. Add the admin_all_objects capability.
  5. Click Save .


  • If you are installing or configuring the Splunk MINT App, you must be assigned to the mint_admin role.
  • If you are using Splunk Free, you are automatically assigned all roles.

For more, see About users and roles and What is included with Splunk Free in the Splunk Enterprise Admin Manual.

Last modified on 20 January, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk MINT App (Legacy): 3.0.2

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