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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 logical expression with predicate as <type>=<value>. * For example, "app=search AND (NOT role=power)". * The valid <type> are "app", "role", "user", and "index". The <value> is the exact value of the <type>. * For "app" type, the value is the name of the app. For example, "app=search". * For "role" type, the value is the name of the role. For example, "role=admin". * For "index" type, the value is the name of the index. For example, "index=_internal". Note that the value can refer to an internal or public index. * For "user" type, the value is the name of any valid user. For example, "user=bob". Note that the reserved internal user "noboby" is invalid; the reserved internal user "splunk-system-user" is valid. * 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,my_user_rule,my_index_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 [workload_rule:my_user_rule] predicate = user=admin workload_pool = my_user_pool [workload_rule:my_index_rule] predicate = index=_internal workload_pool = my_index_pool [workload_rule:my_logical_rule_1] predicate = app=search AND (NOT index=_internal) workload_pool = my_logical_pool_1 [workload_rule:my_logical_rule_2] predicate = NOT role=power OR user=admin workload_pool = my_logical_pool_2
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 7.3.5