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Configuring a Splunk Connection in PowerConnect Java

To create a connection to the Splunk Http Event Collector do the following:

  • Open the PowerConnect Java UI - http(s)://<sap-java-host>:<port>/powerconnect-java/index.html

  • On the menu on the left click Splunk HEC under Outputs

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  • Fill in the details of your Splunk HEC endpoint:

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Configuration

Description

Required

Default Value

Comments

Splunk HEC Token

Splunk HEC token

Yes

Splunk HEC url

Splunk HEC url of Splunk Cloud or a Splunk Heavy Forwarder

Yes

Splunk Index

Index to store the SAP Java data

Yes

sap

Retry

Retry sending data if the Splunk HEC endpoint is down

No

No

Max Retries

If retries are enabled defines how many times the Agent will retry before giving up

No

3

Retry Interval

Time in milliseconds the Agent will wait between retries

No

10000

Splunk Sourcetype

The sourcetype of the data

No

sap:java

Cannot be changed

  • Click Save

  • To test the connection click Administration in the menu on the left then click the Health tab

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  • Click the Splunk HEC button and a message will be displayed showing the result

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