Getting Data In

Can a universal forwarder run a script? If yes, is there a way to control when it runs?

a212830
Champion

Hi,

Can a UF run a script? If so, is there any way to control when it runs?

sowings
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

You can use a cron-like schedule in the "interval" field of the scripted input, see the docs at the link below.

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.1.3/Admin/Inputsconf

somesoni2
Revered Legend

YOu can configure a scripted input in UF, so yes it can run a script. And you can specify the interval it should run in the inputs.conf.
See this
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.1.3/AdvancedDev/ScriptSetup

unitedmarsupial
Path Finder

8 years later, the link is broken 😞

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hettervi
Builder

New working link that always point to latest version 🙂

https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/AdvancedDev/ScriptSetup

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aruncse83
Explorer

Thank you, both these links helped me in achieving my desired output.

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