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DNS Analytics for Splunk

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Quickly identify malware and policy violations by analyzing your DNS query event data. Processing can be performed on-premise or in the cloud to uncover emerging threats, APT campaigns, ransomware, and exfiltration via DNS tunneling.


Use DNS Analytics for Splunk to identify malware and suspicious behavior within your networks. Before installing the application, you should be capturing DNS requests from your name servers or infrastructure.

Install the application within Splunk by browsing to Apps > Manage Apps > Find more apps online, and searching for DNS Analytics, or uploading the package to your Search Head.

Product Setup

Once installed, please follow the configuration and activation steps found within, which includes a data provider wizard you can use to download add-ons and get data into the app.

On-premise Options

By default, the application uses the AlphaSOC cloud to score DNS events. To deploy an on-premise virtual appliance, please contact to receive a package and deployment instructions.

API Security

The DNS Analytics API endpoints and source code are audited quarterly by NCC Group.

Technical Support

Support is available via email to or by leaving a message via +1 (888) 978-4915. While we respond to most support cases immediately, we aim to respond via email within 2 hours.

Release Notes

Version 3.40
Jan. 29, 2018

- Splunk ES 4.6.0+ Notable Events integration
- Improved search performance and enhancements


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