Getting Data In

Is there a way for Splunk to Call Third Party REST APIs Dynamically?

premrajvs
Explorer

Requirement : Call REST APIs and ingest the data into Splunk to specified indexes

As of now, we are using Splunk Add on Builder Application to create apps for REST API calls and importing the data into Splunk.

Limitation with this approach : We are not able to call an API dynamically  or on ad-hoc basis only when needed. Team wants to have an UI to call the REST APIs dynamically and show this data into a dashboard.

Is there any way in Splunk to provide this capability ?

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premrajvs
Explorer

I think there is no app available to call APIs on adhoc basis. So, I am building my own custom app.

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bowesmana
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Yes, you can use curl as part of SPL with this app

https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/4146

 

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premrajvs
Explorer

I think there is no app available to call APIs on adhoc basis. So, I am building my own custom app.

richgalloway
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Have you looked at the REST API Modular Input app (https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/1546)?  It's not truly ad-hoc, but is more so than building code with AoB.

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