Use apps and add-ons to get data in
Splunk apps and add-ons extend the capability and simplify the process of getting data into your Splunk platform deployment. Download apps from Splunkbase.
Apps typically target specific data types and handle everything from configuring the inputs to generating useful views of the data. For example, the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Windows provides data inputs, searches, reports, and alerts for Windows host management. The Splunk Add-on 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 apps and add-ons:
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 more information about||See|
|Downloading and installing apps||Where to get more apps and add-ons in the Splunk Enterprise Admin Manual|
|Creating your own apps||Developing Views and Apps for Splunk Web manual|
|Using apps and add-ons with Splunk Cloud||Work with Apps and Add-ons in the Splunk Cloud Platform Admin Manual|
Use forwarders to get data into Splunk Enterprise
Other ways to get data in
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk Cloud Platform™: 8.2.2112, 8.2.2201, 8.2.2202, 8.2.2203, 9.0.2205, 9.0.2208, 9.0.2209 (latest FedRAMP release), 9.0.2303
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