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How to create custom command in python to write result SPL to CSV file?

raindad85
New Member

Hi splunker,

I would like to create a python custom commands to write results of SPL commands in a CSV file.

this is an example of what i want to have:
1 - in Splunk ( version 8.0.2):

...( some spl commands)
| table fields1, fields2, fields3

2 - I would then take the table results of the SPL commands, and write the results in a CSV file in an append mode:
=> if one line exists in the file, do not do anything, else, write the lew line in the file (that is the main goal*)

this is the python code I wrote:

#!/usr/bin/env python3

import sys, csv
from splunklib.searchcommands import dispatch, StreamingCommand, Configuration, Option, validators


@Configuration()
class mycommandCommand(StreamingCommand):
    """ %(synopsis)
    ##Syntax
    %(syntax)
    ##Description
    %(description)
    """

    def stream(self, events):
       # Put your event transformation code here
       mycv = {}
       for event in events:

           mycv['field1'] = event["field1"]
           mycv['field2'] = event["field2"]
           mycv['field3'] = event["field3"]

           csv_file = "tmp/Names.csv"
           csv_columns = ['field1','field2','field3']
           try:
               with open(csv_file, 'a') as csvfile:
                   writer = csv.DictWriter(csvfile, fieldnames=csv_columns, delimiter=";")
                   writer.writeheader()
                   for data in mycv.items():
                       writer.writerows(data)
           except IOError:
               print("I/O error")

           yield event

dispatch(mycommandCommand, sys.argv, sys.stdin, sys.stdout, __name__)

this is the commands.conf:

[mycommand]
filename=mycommand.py
enableheader = true
outputheader = true
requires_srinfo = true
stderr_dest = message
supports_getinfo = true
supports_rawargs = true
supports_multivalues = true
streaming = true

some help ???

I thank in advance,

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splunkettes
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This is pretty close to what I'm trying to do as well. Curious if you got it to work?

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