You need to have familiarity with the Splunk platform in order to install and configure this add-on. If you are new to using Splunk Enterprise or to Splunk Cloud, see the Additional Resources topic in this manual.
Do the following before you install or configure the AWS add-on:
- Make sure you have a Splunk Cloud deployment that is installed, running, and meets the hardware capacity requirements specified in the Splunk Enterprise Capacity Planning manual.
- Make sure you have access to Splunk Web.
- Make sure your user role permits app installation.
About the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose
Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose provides CIM-compatible knowledge for data collected through the HTTP event collector (HEC). After the Splunk platform indexes the events, you can analyze the data directly or use other Splunk apps, such as the Splunk App for AWS and Splunk Enterprise Security.
Download the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose from Splunkbase.
Configure Amazon Web Services to collect data
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 7.2.0, 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.6, 7.2.7, 7.3.0, 7.3.1