System Requirements: This app is tested and working on Ubuntu and OSX 10.11.
Installation for this add-on is fairly straight forward and you can be up and running in a matter of minutes.
If you need assistance with the app you can use the following instructions or reach out on Splunk Answers.
Simply use the following instructions to get started collecting your data in Splunk.
This app should just work and start indexing your data once it's configured. It's main purpose is to get your data into Splunk in a fast and efficient manner. To visualize your data please also install (https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/3219/)
If you no longer want the access_token you've created to be able to access your Nest Account, you can follow the instructions here.
The following command will allow you to check if the scripted input is running. You may see multiple instances of the python script as there are child processes that run to collect the data and ensure the command exists cleanly when Splunk is shutdown or restarted.
ps -ef | grep devices
Ensure you have your $SPLUNK_HOME variable set. More information on this can be found here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Splunk
Verify your nest_tokens.conf file is in the directory $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/NestAddonforSplunk/local and follows the format for each Nest Account:
key = api_key
Though this Add-on does use REST Streaming Requests to access data from Nest and store it in Splunk, it is not intended to provide real-time alerts regarding the status of your Nest Protect. You should utilize the official Nest App in order to recieve alerts.
As of version 1.2.4 of the Nest Add-on for Splunk, we are officially part of the Works with Nest program. Once again, users can utilize this add-on to obtain access tokens and pull their Nest data into Splunk.
Current users will be able to continue to use the add-on without needing to do anything else.
We did have to make a minor adjustment to permissions for approval. Current users, please approve any updated permissions in your Nest App. Thank you for your continued patience.
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