Getting Data In

Is there a Splunk Segment setting for sourcetype, similar to host_segment=x in inputs.conf?


Splunk 6.3

I am looking at the feature host_segment=x in inputs.conf. And wondering if there is a similar feature for source type?

For example, I have a directory of logs on the network for a series of servers that look like this


I'd like to just set this, but that doesn't seem to work. Any trick to this? Or work around?

Tags (2)
0 Karma

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

No, this doesnt exists. You could set a sourcetype based on the source of the file in transforms.conf, upstream at indextime or HF layer.

0 Karma
Register for .conf21 Now! Go Vegas or Go Virtual!

How will you .conf21? You decide! Go in-person in Las Vegas, 10/18-10/21, or go online with .conf21 Virtual, 10/19-10/20.