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Stream data capture configuration basics

Use the Configure Streams UI in Splunk App for Stream (splunk_app_stream) to configure the specific network data protocols (such as http, tcp, dns, pop3, smtp and so on) that you want the streamfwd binary to capture.

Use the streamfwd.conf file in Splunk_TA_stream/local to configure system-level parameters for the streamfwd binary. System-level parameters you can configure include specifying IP address/ports, adding network interfaces, configuring pcap file ingestion, or enabling SSL. See Configure Stream forwarder in this manual.

Note: streamfwd pings splunk_app_stream at default intervals of 5 seconds. To change the ping interval, modify the pingInterval parameter value in streamfwd.conf. For more information, see Stream Forwarder sizing guide in this manual.

Last modified on 28 March, 2020
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk Stream: 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.2.0


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