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Version 8.0.5 This file contains possible setting and value pairs for federated provider entries for use in Data Fabric Search (DFS), when the federated search functionality is enabled. A federated search allows authorized users to run searches across multiple federated providers. Only Splunk deployments are supported as federated providers. Information on the Splunk deployment (i.e. the federated provider) is added in the federated provider stanza of the federated.conf file. A federated search deployment can have multiple federated search datasets. The settings for federated search dataset stanzas are located in savedsearches.conf. To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see the documentation located at http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles Here are the settings for the federated provider stanzas.
* Create a unique stanza name for each federated provider. type = [splunk] * Specifies the type of the federated provider. * Only Splunk deployments are supported as of this revision. * Default: splunk ip = <IP address> * Identifies the IP address of the federated provider. * Default: No default. splunk.port = <port> * Identifies the splunkd REST port on the remote Splunk deployment. * Default: No default. splunk.serviceAccount = <user> * Identifies an authorized user on the remote Splunk deployment. * The security credentials associated with this account are managed securely in fshpasswords.conf. * Default: No default. splunk.app = <string> * The name of the Splunk application on the remote Splunk deployment in which * to perform the search. * Default: No default.
# Version 8.0.5 # # This is an example federated.conf. # # ## Federated Providers [deployment-sf-search] type = splunk ip = 192.0.2.0 splunk.port = 8089 splunk.serviceAccount = sf-search splunk.app = search [deployment-sf-hr] type = splunk ip = 192.0.2.0 splunk.port = 8089 splunk.serviceAccount = sf-hr splunk.app = search [deployment-sr-search] type = splunk ip = 198.51.100.0 splunk.port = 8089 splunk.serviceAccount = sf-search splunk.app = search
Last modified on 26 June, 2020
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 8.0.5
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