Splunk® Enterprise

Admin Manual

Splunk Enterprise version 8.2 is no longer supported as of September 30, 2023. See the Splunk Software Support Policy for details. For information about upgrading to a supported version, see How to upgrade Splunk Enterprise.
This documentation does not apply to the most recent version of Splunk® Enterprise. For documentation on the most recent version, go to the latest release.


The following are the spec and example files for workload_policy.conf.


#   Version 8.2.5


# This file contains descriptions of the settings that you can use to
# configure search admission control for splunk.
# There is a workload_policy.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_policy.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_policy.conf.example. You may need to restart the Splunk instance
# to enable 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
# Settings to configure search admission control, including enabling/disabling feature 
# and other configurations.


admission_rules_enabled = <bool>
* Determines whether admission rules are applied to searches.
* If set to true, admission rules for pre-filtering searches are applied when a search
  is dispatched.
* Default: 0


# Enable the admission rules defined in workload_rules.conf.
admission_rules_enabled = 1

Last modified on 04 February, 2022
workflow_actions.conf   workload_pools.conf

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 8.2.5

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