Splunk® User Behavior Analytics Kafka Ingestion App

Splunk UBA Kafka Ingestion App

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Enable Kafka data ingestion

Enable Kafka ingestion in Splunk UBA when adding a data source using the Splunk Direct or Splunk Raw Events connector. See Use connectors to add data from the Splunk platform to Splunk UBA for information about when to use the Splunk Direct connector and when to use the Splunk Raw Events connector.

Perform the following steps to enable Kafka data ingestion:

  1. In Splunk UBA, select Manage > Data Source.
  2. In the New Data Source window, select Splunk in the SIEM Connectors category and click Next.
  3. Specify the connection details to Splunk Enterprise. In the Connector Type field, select either Splunk Direct or Splunk Raw Events.
  4. Select the Kafka Ingestion checkbox.
    This screen image shows the New Data Source window, step 2 of 5. The Kafka Ingestion checkbox is selected.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Navigate through the remainder of the screens, and then click OK at the end to create the data source.
Last modified on 05 November, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® User Behavior Analytics Kafka Ingestion App: 1.3, 1.4, 1.4.1, 1.4.2


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