Splunk® App for VMware (Legacy)

User Guide

On August 31, 2022, the Splunk App for VMware will reach its end of life. After this date, Splunk will no longer maintain or develop this product. The functionality in this app is migrating to a content pack in Data Integrations. Learn about the Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports.

App Data Volume

The App Data Volume dashboard provides information about the quantity and types of data you collect in the Splunk App for VMware. You can get a quick view of the total volume of data created by the app.

Use this dashboard to see:

  • The total data volume over the last 24 hours.
  • The breakdown of data by data type and unique sourcetypes for each of the data source collected.
  • The installed Splunk App for VMware licenses.
  • Daily data volume remaining.


  • The Installed VMware App Licenses panel populates only when the app is installed on the search head that acts as a license master.
  • For this dashboard to populate and report accurate license usage information, install the app on a search head that acts as a license master, or make the _internal index of the license master accessible to distributed search.

Dashboard description

Panel Description
Overall Data Volume, over the last 24 hours The total volume of data indexed in the last 24 hours.
Detailed Data Volume, over the last 24 hours Shows the volume of indexed data broken down by data type. The sourcetype vmware:events must be present for this panel to populate.
Installed VMware App Licenses Displays details for the installed Splunk App for VMware licenses.
Daily Data Volume Remaining Displays the remaining amount of data you can index. Indexed data volume is reported on a daily basis.
Last modified on 13 April, 2022
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® App for VMware (Legacy): 4.0.4

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