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runshellscript

The runshellscript command is an internal, unsupported, experimental command. See About internal commands.

Description

For Splunk Enterprise deployments, executes scripted alerts. This command is not supported as a search command.

Syntax

runshellscript <script-filename> <result-count> <search-terms> <search-string> <savedsearch-name> <description> <results-url> <deprecated-arg> <results_file>

Usage

The script file needs to be located in either $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/bin/scripts OR $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/<app-name>/bin/scripts. The following table describes the arguments passed to the script. These arguments are not validated.

Argument Description
$0 The filename of the script.
$1 The result count, or number of events returned.
$2 The search terms.
$3 The fully qualified query string.
$4 The name of the saved search in Splunk.
$5 The description or trigger reason. For example, "The number of events was greater than 1."
$6 The link to saved search results.
$7 DEPRECATED - empty string argument.
$8 The path to the results file, results.csv. The results file contains raw results.

See also

script

Answers

Have questions? Visit Splunk Answers and see what questions and answers the Splunk community has using the runshellscript command.

Last modified on 18 December, 2019
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.3.0, 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.4, 6.3.5, 6.3.6, 6.3.7, 6.3.8, 6.3.9, 6.3.10, 6.3.11, 6.3.12, 6.3.13, 6.3.14, 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3, 6.4.4, 6.4.5, 6.4.6, 6.4.7, 6.4.8, 6.4.9, 6.4.10, 6.4.11, 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.5, 6.5.6, 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9, 6.5.10, 6.6.0, 6.6.1, 6.6.2, 6.6.3, 6.6.4, 6.6.5, 6.6.6, 6.6.7, 6.6.8, 6.6.10, 6.6.11, 6.6.12, 7.0.0, 7.0.10, 6.3.1, 6.6.9, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6, 7.0.7, 7.0.8, 7.0.9, 7.1.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.1.4, 7.1.5, 7.1.6, 7.1.7, 7.1.8, 7.1.9, 7.1.10, 7.2.0, 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.6, 7.2.7, 7.2.8, 7.2.9, 7.2.10, 7.3.0, 7.3.1, 7.3.2, 7.3.3, 7.3.4, 7.3.5, 8.0.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 7.0.1, 7.0.11, 7.0.13


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