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Importing Data into Splunk

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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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richgalloway
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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.

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