This technology add-on collects data from EMC XtremIO cluster to be used by the EMC XtremIO App for Splunk Enterprise.
Author - Crest Data Systems
Version - 1.0
Compatible products - EMC XtremIO 2.4 and later
Creats Index - False
Implements summarization - False
All the above mentioned scripts and python packages are used to leverage Splunk based REST
API module approach to colect data from XtremIO.
Above two scripts are used to get user provied XtremIO credentials and create inputs.conf
with REST API input calls.
### About this release
Splunk Enterprise version : 6.2.3
EMC XtremIO 2.4 and later
OS : platform independent
1) Add-on app, which runs collector scripts and gathers data from EMC XtremIO cluster, does
indexing on it and provides indexed data to Main app.
2) Main app, which receives indexed data from Add-on app, runs searches on it and builds
dashboard using indexed data.
Standalone Mode: Install main app and Add-on app on a single machine.
* Here both the app resides on a single machine. * Main app uses the data collected by Add on app and builds dashboard on it
Distributed Environment: Install main app and Add-on app on Indexer and only Add-on app on forwarder system.
* Here also both the apps resides on Indexer machine. * Only Add-on app required to be installed on forwarder system. * Execute the following command to forward the collected data to the Indexer. /opt/splunk/bin/splunk add forward-server <indexer_ip_address>:9997 * On Indexer machine, enable the event listening on port 9997 (recommended by Splunk). * Main app on search head/Indexer uses the received data and builds dashboard on it.
Download the EMC XtemIO Add-on for Splunk Enterprise at https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/2813.
After installation, go to the Apps->Manage Apps->Set up TA-EMC-XtremIO.It will open a set up screen which will ask for XtremIO server credentials.Please provide ip address, username, password and save them.
Splunk REST API will encrypt the password and store it in app itself(local/app.conf) in encrypted form, Data collector script will fetch these credentials through REST API to connect to the XtremIO node.
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