Use apps to get data in
Apps typically target specific data types and handle everything from configuring the inputs to generating useful views of the data. For example, the Splunk App for Windows Infrastructure provides data inputs, searches, reports, alerts, and dashboards for Windows host management. The Splunk App for Unix and Linux offers the same for Unix and Linux environments. There is a wide range of apps to handle specific types of application data, including the following:
Further reading for getting and installing apps
Go to Splunkbase to browse through the large set of apps available for download. Check Splunkbase frequently, because new apps get added all the time.
For information on how to create your own apps, see the Developing Views and Apps for Splunk Web manual.
Use forwarders to get data in
Configure your inputs
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk Cloud™: 7.2.10, 8.0.2007, 8.0.2006, 8.1.2008, 8.1.2009, 8.1.2011