Getting Data In

Is it possible to use a configuration stanza in webhook URL? e.g. https://`stanza[service_url]`?disposition=1&auth=`stanza[auth_token]`

ramabu
Path Finder

I am sure this is not an existing syntax 🙂 and yet - is it possible to encode such URL-s?

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Feb 10th:

So I will sort of repeat the question:

If I POST to e.g. https://10.41.1.136/splunk/alerts?disposition=3&auth=MyApp%20206eb5cb3c-5c70-4cb7-8844-5a0407a43ca7, then everything works fine.

But '10.41.1.136' and '206eb5cb3c-5c70-4cb7-8844-5a0407a43ca7' actually configurable for the app. Is it possible to save the search in a "formal" format, and have actual values replace the formal ones upon alert being triggered?
I did see how to reference a result field, but it's is not useful in this case.

Thanks
rama

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ramabu
Path Finder

It appears that it is not possible,
But there are alternatives.

It would involve creating a custom alert action, which is actually a one-alert-app.
Once installed correctly, it shows in the list of actions in 'add actions', have a user interface, and more.
Using it, one can have the user explicitly state the required input for the action to complete successfully.

Its all here http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.3.3/AdvancedDev/ModAlertsIntro
However, I could not follow the explanation until I read it from the perspective of it being a separate add-on.

I also tried to run a python script instead of a webhook. This option is smooth, but the script has to work out the required data by parsing the attached results, which can be quite challenging; with the webhook, the "fielded" result is attached in JSON

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ramabu
Path Finder

It appears that it is not possible,
But there are alternatives.

It would involve creating a custom alert action, which is actually a one-alert-app.
Once installed correctly, it shows in the list of actions in 'add actions', have a user interface, and more.
Using it, one can have the user explicitly state the required input for the action to complete successfully.

Its all here http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.3.3/AdvancedDev/ModAlertsIntro
However, I could not follow the explanation until I read it from the perspective of it being a separate add-on.

I also tried to run a python script instead of a webhook. This option is smooth, but the script has to work out the required data by parsing the attached results, which can be quite challenging; with the webhook, the "fielded" result is attached in JSON

View solution in original post

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