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IAskALotOfQs
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Hi all,

 

I am coming from Splunk on-prem so this is a bit confusing to me. I have looked at architectures regarding Splunk Cloud and can't understand how data configs are done when using Splunk Cloud. For example, let's say:

 

- You have a UF on a machine that forwards data to Splunk Indexers (cloud), you are to make a custom sourcetype for this specific piece of data. Where would you define the parsing rules for this if you don't manage the Indexers. Furthermore if the data can be on-boarded with a TA, how would you install this TA onto the indexers to assist with onboarding (assuming no need for HF)

 

 

Any help would be appreciated, thanks!

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PickleRick
SplunkTrust
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The cloud is managed by clever automation on Splunk's side so the apps you upload to Cloud land on indexers as well. So the proper way to define index-time props and transforms is to just make an app with those settings and install it on your Cloud instance.

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