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Can I use environemnt variable as host in inputs.conf of forwarder ?

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Is it possible in inputs.conf in windows machine to use


I tried using:

but in the indexer the events show 'host=$computername' and not the value of $computername

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host = $COMPUTERNAME worked for me on the Windows Splunk 5.0.4 Universal Forwarder.

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