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# Version 7.2.1 #
# This file contains descriptions of the settings that you can use to # configure workloads classification rules for splunk. # # There is a workload_rules.conf file in the $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/default/ directory. # Never change or copy the configuration files in the default directory. # The files in the default directory must remain intact and in their original # location. # # To set custom configurations, create a new file with the name workload_rules.conf in # the $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/local/ directory. Then add the specific settings # that you want to customize to the local configuration file. # For examples, see workload_rules.conf.example. You do not need to restart the Splunk instance # to enable workload_rules.conf configuration changes. # # To learn more about configuration files (including file precedence) see the # documentation located at # http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles #
# Use the [default] stanza to define any global settings. # * You can also define global settings outside of any stanza, at the top of # the file. # * Each .conf file should have at most one default stanza. If there are # multiple default stanzas, settings are combined. In the case of # multiple definitions of the same setting, the last definition in the # file takes precedence. # * If a setting is defined at both the global level and in a specific # stanza, the value in the specific stanza takes precedence. # # CAUTION: Do not alter the settings in the workload_rules.conf file unless you know # what you are doing. Improperly configured workload rules might result in # splunkd crashes, memory overuse, or both.
predicate = <string> * Specifies the predicate of this workload classification rule. The format is <type>=<value>. The valid <type> are "app", and "role". The <value> is the the exact value of the <type>. * For example, for "app" type, the value is the name of "app", say "search". For "role" type, the value can be "admin". * Required. workload_pool = <string> * Specifies the name of the workload pool, for example "pool1". * The pool name specified must be defined earlier through [workload_pool:<pool_name>] stanza in workload_pools.conf. * Required
rules = <string> * List of all workload classification rules. * The format of the "string" is comma separated items, "rule1,rule2,...". * The rules listed are defined in [workload_rule:<rule_name>] stanza. * The order of the rule name in the list determines the priorities of that rule. For example, in "rule1,rule2", rule1 has higher priority than rule2. * The default value for this property is empty, meaning there is no rule defined.
[workload_rules_order] rules = my_analyst_rule,my_app_rule [workload_rule:my_app_rule] predicate = app=search workload_pool = my_app_pool [workload_rule:my_analyst_rule] predicate = role=analyst workload_pool = my_analyst_pool
Last modified on 08 November, 2018
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 7.2.1
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