Security

Is Splunk "sendmail" utility capable of sending secure emails ???

bansi
Path Finder

We have a requirement to send secure emails with encryption something like PGP Encrypt/Decrypt email feature so wondering if Splunk "sendmail" utility is capable of sending secure emails

Tags (2)

ziegfried
Influencer

No, the built-in script cannot do this. Your best bet is to create either a custom alert script or modify the built-in to call eg. a Java program that does the encryption. You could use the Bouncy Castle Library to encrypt the content. It should be suitable for both PGP and SMIME.

southeringtonp
Motivator

You might also want to look at M2Crypto for S/MIME, or write the body out to a file and call gpg directly from Python. You'll have to write some code, but this might help with ideas - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1020320/how-to-do-pgp-in-python-generate-keys-encrypt-decrypt

.conf21 Now Fully Virtual!
Register for FREE Today!

We've made .conf21 totally virtual and totally FREE! Our completely online experience will run from 10/19 through 10/20 with some additional events, too!