Monitoring Splunk

how to have splunk read its own logs?

zblum
Engager

Is it possible to have splunk display its own splunk server logs on the dashboard? (logins, data additions, starts stops) I have been looking for a way to do this and I am unable to find anything of the sort. has anyone done this themselves or seen something relating to it?

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MuS
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Hi zblum,

check out indexes _internal, _audit, and _introspection to get all the Splunk events.

See also the docs http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Troubleshooting/WhatSplunklogsaboutitself .
You can also use the Splunk monitoring console http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/DMC/DMCoverview to see a lot of reports and dashboards using these events.

Hope this helps ...

cheers, MuS

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