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Importing Data into Splunk


I have real-time data that I am getting by running a python script using Splunk SDK. My requirement is to upload this data back into a Splunk Dashboard.  I wrote a python script initially because the operations  I had on the data were a bit complicated.

Can I upload this into a dashboard using API calls? Whatever API calls I found online only let me upload the XML content of a dashboard.

If it is not possible in a dashboard is there any other alternative way I could present this data using Splunk?

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One does not send data to a dashboard.  One puts data into an index or lookup and then dashboards search for that data and display it.

Have you considered running your script as a modular input?  That way the output of the script is indexed by Splunk and can be found and used by dashboards, etc.

If this reply helps you, Karma would be appreciated.
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