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How can we monitor a CIFS Filesystem and its host (storage server) through splunk enterprise?

New Member

I am having a storage server and have created a CIFS filesystem on that which is mounted to a Windows server on which Splunk enterprise is installed.
But i am not able to integrate my CIFS filesystem with the splunk.
How can i monitor my CIFS filesystem or syslog of my storage server through splunk? or do we have any splunk app through which i can integrate my storage server with SPLUNK enterprise?

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

If you have logs on a CIFs storage, you can mount it on a instance that has splunk and create an input to monitor this folder (as a local folder) .

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Path Finder

I'm not sure what you're looking for - some clarification would be helpful.

Are you looking to:

  1. Monitor the storage system itself to ensure that it's working correctly?
  2. Have Splunk use the storage system to store some or all of its indexes?
  3. Monitor Windows' use of that storage system regarding the amount of space being used?

Those three questions would each have a different answer.

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