Getting Data In

How do I configure Splunk for REST API input?


How to configure Splunk for REST API input? Currently in "Data inputs" I cannot see REST API input type.


What, exactly, are you wanting to do?

Are you wanting Splunk to accept HTTPS connections, and provide a REST endpoint where something can POST data?

Splunk does that without any setup required. See here:
There is also this:

If you want Splunk to reach out and query some REST api, and then index the response, take a look at this:

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"REST API Modular Input" is not yet certified for Splunk Cloud 😞
Is there a way to do it in Splunk Cloud ?

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I have this same question.

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I was able to configure Splunk Rest API for our environment. Let me what questions you've regarding the configuration.

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