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Splunk Splunk

Splunk enables you to search, analyze, and visualize the data gathered from the components of your IT infrastructure or business. Splunk takes in data from websites, applications, sensors, devices, and so on.

Creating a Splunk connection

To create the connection you need:

  • A Splunk domain
  • A Deployment API port
  • An event collector API port
  • A Splunk username
  • A Splunk password
  • An HTTP event collector token

Obtaining the credentials

  1. The username and password are the same as those with which you log on to your Splunk deployment.
  2. To obtain the HTTP event collector token, please refer to the Splunk documentation.

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the Splunk icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appears.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select Username & Password as the method to make the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The Splunk domain
    • The Deployment API port
    • The event collector API port
    • The Splunk username
    • The Splunk password
    • The HTTP event collector token
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.