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REST API URL last 5 mins

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How to create a splunk addon for REST API data input which calls REST API with a time attribute in the url which should be current time - 5 minutes every calls?

For example:

Current REST API calling time is :2019-11-20T13:05:00

Then rest API url should be

/webacs/api/v4/data/Alarms?alarmFoundAt=gt("2019-11-20T*13:00:00*")

to get alarms past 5 mins.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

From image https://docs.splunk.com/File:AddonBuilder2.1_REST1.png, there is a parameter begin_date which is similar to your request.
However, there is no functions such as get_current_date in REST based modular input. We need to create a Python input with some Python functions to do that.

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