Getting Data In

Why don't UFs parse data when docs say splunktcp-ssl is only for "parsed" data to indexers?

dokaas_2
Path Finder

According to the Splunk documentation on the attribute [splunktcp-ssl:<port>] it states that:

 * Use this stanza type if you are receiving encrypted, parsed data from a forwarder."

UFs cook, but do not 'parse' the data.  Thus, is this effective to send encrypted data from the UF to indexers?

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richgalloway
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

I think this may be a place where the documentation needs improvement.  Splunk Cloud uses SSL exclusively with UFs so you should be able to, also.

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ChrisG
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Please submit feedback using the form at the bottom of the documentation page you are looking at. That creates a ticket for the doc team and we will follow up, thank you!

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