Installation

Does Import Command Count Against License?

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

I'm planning to export and data out of Splunk, anonymize it and import it back. The idea is to use export/import command or event exporttool/importtool

Do those commands count against the license usage?

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Motivator

Export will not be recorded as licence usage, but the act of re-importing will - as far as Splunk is aware you are indexing new data. If that were not the case it would be a trivial exercise to circumvent the licencing altogether by simply scripting regular imports instead of monitoring and indexing live files.

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