Splunk Enterprise

Can I perform an action in server through Splunk?


Hi All,

I want to understand if there is a way to perform an action to the server through Splunk.

For e.g.

  • to run ls -lrt command for a path
  • to kill/terminate a process
  • to run a script on the server etc.

Your kind help will be highly appreciated.

Thank you..!!

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You could write custom alert actions to perform various tasks but in general it's not something that really should be done by splunk. This is more a SOAR (like Phantom) domain, not Splunk Enterprise.

There would be many caveats to avoid/overcome (like handling credentials) so it's not that straightforward to do. But theoretically - yes, you can do "anything" using custom actions. As long as you can script it.


Thank you @PickleRick 

Can you help me with some splunk documents to go through on this topic to explore.

Your help is much appreciated..!!

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