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sourcetype visibility to Splunk Apps

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Hi,

I have a universal forwarder forwarding some log files to a Splunk index instance. I created a sourcetype for these log files. Now in the default search app, I can see the logs when I type "sourcetype=xxx". But the same sourcetype is not available in the Splunk app I created.

Is all sourcetypes visable to all Splunk apps? If not, where can I configure the permissions?

Thanks.

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Re: sourcetype visibility to Splunk Apps

Path Finder

See the responses here:
http://answers.splunk.com/answers/110479/cant-access-data-from-non-main-index-using-custom-app-sidev...

Basically, visibility at the sourcetype (and index) level is defined by the logged-in user's role, not by the application itself.

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