Getting Data In

How could i read a text file in splunk Universal Forwarder with a batch script in splunk Server ?

Afef
Communicator

Hello, i want to read a txt file in splunk Universal Forwarder with a batch script in splunk Server ?
could anyone help me please ?
Thanks

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MuS
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

next try to answer.....

take a look at the docs about scripted inputs http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.0/AdvancedDev/ScriptSetup this is also valid for the Splunk UF.

cheers, MuS

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MuS
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

next try to answer.....

take a look at the docs about scripted inputs http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.0/AdvancedDev/ScriptSetup this is also valid for the Splunk UF.

cheers, MuS

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Afef
Communicator

Thank you 🙂

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MuS
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Why would you need a batch script for this? The Splunk UF can read a txt file directly.

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Afef
Communicator

I developped a batch script that read .txt files and do some treatment to extract data and then monitor the script by splunk server.

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MuS
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

do you see my answer? looks like it's lost in space 🙂

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Afef
Communicator

i don't see your answer !
i see only " Why would you need a batch script for this? The Splunk UF can read a txt file directly. "

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MuS
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

now this is spooky, where are all my comments and answers?!??

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piebob
Motivator

it's because you used the word 'magic'--it's auto-blocked due to stupid spammers 😕 (i had to remove it temporarily to be able to post this comment).

MuS
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

HeHe, the über-spam-fighter gets block by anti-spam rules 🙂

Afef
Communicator

i don't see any answer !

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Afef
Communicator

I see only your comments ! could you put the answer as a comment please ?

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lmyrefelt
Builder

Well .. i see them all and you are filling up my mailbox today!

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lmyrefelt
Builder

ooh sorry, correction, just your comments

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