Splunk® App for PCI Compliance

Installation and Configuration Manual

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Configure and deploy indexes

implements custom indexes for event storage. The indexes are defined across the apps provided with .

  • In a single instance deployment, the installation of Enterprise Security creates the indexes in the default path for data storage.
  • In a Splunk Cloud deployment, customers work with Splunk Support to set up, manage, and maintain their cloud index parameters. See Manage Splunk Cloud indexes in the Splunk Cloud User Manual.
  • In a distributed deployment, create the indexes on all Splunk platform indexers or search peers.

Index configuration

The indexes defined in do not provide configuration settings to address:

  • Multiple storage paths
  • Accelerated data models
  • Data retention
  • Bucket sizing
  • Use of volume parameters.

For detailed examples of configuring indexes, see indexes.conf.example in the Splunk Enterprise Admin Manual.

Indexes by app

App context Index Description
DA-ESS-ThreatIntelligence ioc Unused in this release.
threat_activity Contains events that result from a threat list match.
SA-EndpointProtection endpoint_summary Endpoint protection summary index.
SA-ThreatIntelligence notable Contains the notable events.
notable_summary Contains a stats summary of notable events used on select dashboards.
risk Contains the risk modifier events.
SA-NetworkProtection whois WHOIS data index.
Splunk_SA_CIM cim_summary Unused in this release.
cim_modactions Contains the adaptive response action events.
Splunk_SA_ExtremeSearch xtreme_contexts Contains the contexts for Extreme search.

Add-ons can include custom indexes defined in an indexes.conf file.

Index deployment

includes a tool to gather the indexes.conf and index-time props.conf and transforms.conf settings from all enabled apps and add-ons on the search head and assemble them into one add-on. For more details, see Determine which add-ons to deploy on indexers in this manual.

Last modified on 19 November, 2019
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® App for PCI Compliance: 3.3.0, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 3.4.0, 3.4.1, 3.4.2, 3.5.0, 3.6.0, 3.6.1, 3.7.0, 3.7.1, 3.7.2, 3.8.0, 3.8.1

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