Splunk® Enterprise

Workload Management

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Set access controls for workload management

To view, create, and use workload pools and workload rules, a user's role must have the appropriate capabilities.

The following capabilities are enabled for the admin role by default:

Capability Permissions granted to role
list_workload_pools List and view workload pools and workload categories.
list_workload_rules List and view workload rules.
list_workload_policy View enabled status of admission rules.
edit_workload_pools Create and edit workload pools and edit workload categories.
edit_workload_rules Create and edit workload rules.
edit_workload_policy Enable or disable admission rules.
select_workload_pools Assign scheduled and ad hoc searches to a workload pool.

The admin role can add the above capabilities to other roles to grant the specified permissions. For example, to allow a power user to assign search jobs to a workload pool, the admin can add the select_workload_pools capability to the power user role.

To add a capability to a role in Splunk Web, see Add and edit roles with Splunk Web.

To add a capability to a role in authorize.conf, see Add and edit roles with authorize.conf.

Last modified on 17 October, 2020
Configure workload management on distributed deployments
Manually assign searches to workload pools

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 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, 8.0.10, 8.1.0, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.1.6, 8.1.7, 8.1.8, 8.1.9, 8.1.10, 8.1.11, 8.1.12, 8.1.13, 8.1.14, 8.2.0, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.3, 8.2.4, 8.2.5, 8.2.6, 8.2.7, 8.2.8, 8.2.9, 8.2.10, 8.2.11, 8.2.12, 9.0.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 9.0.3, 9.0.4, 9.0.5, 9.0.6, 9.0.7, 9.1.0, 9.1.1, 9.1.2

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