Splunk® Light (Legacy)

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Upload a file to Splunk Light

Use Upload to get data in when you want to index the data once. The data source can be a static file, such as a CSV file, or an archive of historical data.


1. Go to the Splunk Light Search view.

The Data panel is located under the search bar and to the right.

2. Under Data, click Add Data.

3. In the Add Data view, click Upload.

Splunklight adddata upload.png


4. Click Select File to browse for your CSV file, or drag-and-drop the file into the outlined box.

The following screenshot shows the file "all_month.csv", which is a csv file of earthquake data.

Splunklight adddata upload source.png


5. Click Next.

6. (Optional) Review your data in the Set Sourcetype view.

Splunklight adddata upload stpreview.png


7. Click Next.

8. Use Input Settings to customize the host and index values.

9. Click Next to Review your input.

Splunklight adddata upload review.png


10. Click Submit.

Last modified on 12 August, 2016
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Light (Legacy): 6.3.0, 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.4, 6.3.5, 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3, 6.4.4


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