Splunk® Enterprise

Getting Data In

Acrobat logo Download manual as PDF


Splunk Enterprise version 7.3 will no longer be supported as of October 22, 2021. See the Splunk Software Support Policy for details. For information about upgrading to a supported version, see How to upgrade Splunk Enterprise.
Acrobat logo Download topic as PDF

Upload data

The Upload page lets you upload a file to your instance from your computer. You can upload files by clicking the "Upload" button from Splunk Home in Splunk Web.

Caveats for Windows Event Log files and the upload feature

While you can upload any file to Splunk Enterprise or Splunk Cloud, Windows Event Log (.evt) and Windows Event Log XML (.evtx) files that you exported from another Windows machine don't work with the upload feature because those files contain information that is specific to the Windows machine that generated them. Other machines can't process the files in their unaltered form. See Index exported event log files for more information about the constraints for working with these kinds of files.

The Upload page

  1. Upload data through one of the following methods on this page:
    • Drag the file you want to index from your desktop to the Drop your data file here area.
    • Click Select File and select the file that you want to index.
  2. then loads the file and processes it, depending on what type of file it is.
  3. After the file has completed loading, click Next.

Next step

Set sourcetype

Last modified on 31 March, 2021
PREVIOUS
How do you want to add data?
  NEXT
Monitor data

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 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, 7.3.6, 7.3.7, 7.3.8, 7.3.9, 8.0.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.5, 8.0.6, 8.0.7, 8.0.8, 8.0.9, 8.1.0, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.2.0


Was this documentation topic helpful?

You must be logged into splunk.com in order to post comments. Log in now.

Please try to keep this discussion focused on the content covered in this documentation topic. If you have a more general question about Splunk functionality or are experiencing a difficulty with Splunk, consider posting a question to Splunkbase Answers.

0 out of 1000 Characters