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MongoDB and Splunk

Engager

How can I use a look-up and/or connect Splunk with my MongoDB server?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Contributor

It´s a year old question...but i found something from unityjdbc.com:

They seem to have a JDBC Driver for MongoDB and Splunk: http://www.unityjdbc.com/mongojdbc/setup/mongodb_jdbc_splunk.pdf

JDBC Drive here: http://www.unityjdbc.com/mongojdbc/mongo_jdbc.php
Though i haven´t tried that yet.

Communicator

did you try to connect them?

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Explorer

I tried using this plugin to get db input into splunk.
The driver works fine when using DB Query (under Splunk DB Connect) but when trying to get data into splunk using tail method I have this problem here: http://answers.splunk.com/answers/246656/getting-mongodb-data-into-splunk-on-isodate-rising.html

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This integration is now available via a the Hunk App for MongoDB.

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

http://apps.splunk.com/app/1810/ Here's the link to the above mentioned app.

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Path Finder

I guess he doesnot want mongodb data in splunk ... he wants to lookup values from MongoDB... that can be done via Python Script. no HUNK required.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Unfortunately, this is not supported via DBConnect at this time. One workaround for the time being is to do a scripted output against Python and output the results in a csv (lookup file).

If you are new to using Splunk, here's a link to how to setup a scripted input...quite easy!
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/5.0.3/AdvancedDev/ScriptSetup#Script_to_poll_a_database

To do lookups, here is a link: http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/5.0.3/Tutorial/Usefieldlookups

Question: what is your use case for MongoDB...very curious!

New Member

Please share the same with us also. We are also trying to connect to MongoDB from splunk

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Engager

Thanks for the reply.I did a bit over the weekend. Getting closer to the goal. Will keep you posted.

Why MongoDB? Because of the unstructured format of the data which has to be plotted against multiple xml(s) and also the huge amount of data handling. Relational DBs, if used, will have the complexity of tweaking to a huge extent.

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