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Admin Config Service Manual

This documentation does not apply to the most recent version of Splunk Cloud Platform. For documentation on the most recent version, go to the latest release.

Admin Config Service (ACS) requirements and compatibility matrix

The ACS API does not support AWS GovCloud or FedRAMP deployments in Splunk Cloud Platform version 9.0.2305.


To use the ACS API with your Splunk Cloud Platform deployment:

ACS compatibility matrix

The table shows support for ACS features on Victoria Experience and Classic Experience.

ACS feature Victoria Experience Classic Experience
IP allow lists Yes Yes
Outbound ports Yes Yes
Private connectivity Yes Yes
App permissions Yes No
Authentication tokens Yes Yes
HEC tokens Yes Yes
Indexes Yes Yes
limits.conf configuration Yes No
Private apps Yes Yes *
Splunkbase apps Yes Yes *
Restarts Yes No
Users, roles, and capabilities Yes Yes
Maintenance windows Yes Yes
ACS CLI Yes Yes **
Terraform Provider for ACS Yes Yes

*Classic Experience supports ACS app management on all search heads except premium search heads.

**Classic Experience supports ACS CLI bulk operations for HEC tokens and indexes only.

Determine your Splunk Cloud Platform Experience

Each Splunk Cloud Platform stack has an Experience designation: Classic or Victoria. Some ACS features are compatible with Victoria Experience only, while others, such as private app management, provide different endpoints for Classic Experience and Victoria Experience.

To find your Splunk Cloud Platform Experience:

  1. In Splunk Web, click Support & Services > About.
  2. In the About panel, under Splunk Cloud, find your Experience: Classic or Victoria.

After you determine your Splunk Cloud Platform Experience, use the ACS feature endpoints that apply to your Experience.

For more information on Splunk Cloud Platform Experience, see Determine your Splunk Cloud Platform Experience in the Splunk Cloud Platform Admin Manual.

Last modified on 24 January, 2024
About the Admin Config Service (ACS) API   Basic setup and usage concepts for the Admin Config Service (ACS) API

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, 9.0.2303, 9.0.2305

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