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REST API option for compressed file? Can I index a zip file?

tamduong16
Contributor

I want to set up a REST API call to https get request but this site will return a zip file instead of xml, jason , or text. Is there a way I could set it to index the zip file? If not, is there any workaround? This is the description from the site:

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Damien_Dallimor
Ultra Champion

You can try using a custom response handler that will unzip the file for you.

  • Create a custom handler in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/rest_ta/bin/responsehandlers.py
  • Declare the handler in your configuration

Psuedo code examples :

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lfedak_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hey @tamduong16, if @damien solved your problem, please close the question and award karma points by accepting the answer. 🙂 Happy Splunking!

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Damien_Dallimor
Ultra Champion

You can try using a custom response handler that will unzip the file for you.

  • Create a custom handler in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/rest_ta/bin/responsehandlers.py
  • Declare the handler in your configuration

Psuedo code examples :

alt text

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