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What are other resources for public facing data that can be used to work with Splunk?

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Hi,

I need to find any data such as log files to work with Splunk. This http://ita.ee.lbl.gov/html/contrib/ is a web site that could be useful.

Other suggestions?

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Legend

Hi criferr,
I'm not sure to have understood your request: do you need logs to learn to use Splunk?
If this is your request see the Splunk Tutorial that guides you to Splunk and gives also the logs to use:
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.5.0/SearchTutorial/WelcometotheSearchTutorial

Bye.
Giuseppe

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Are you looking for open data sets? There are so many. Just do an internet search for open data sets.

Here is a big list that you can look at: https://github.com/caesar0301/awesome-public-datasets

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Path Finder

Many applications provide a public facing API that you can pull data from. One of my favorites is Zillow. Just google around and you'll find plenty of things that you can load into Splunk.

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Super Champion

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.5.0/Data/Getstartedwithgettingdatain

here is a doc that explains getting data into splunk using apps or forwarders and whatnot. I'm not sure how useful this is to your question, exactly, but I thought it might help.

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