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InQuest Addon for Splunk

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The Splunk Addon for InQuest allows a Splunk® Enterprise administrator to search and build visualizations and alerts for InQuest device logs.

This technology addon includes CIM-compatible mappings and CEF extractions for InQuest syslog output.

InQuest (http://www.inquest.net/) offers an on-premise network-based security solution that inspects application content over the most commonly used network protocols and performs Deep File Inspection (DFI) capable of detecting malware as it passes through your traditional security defenses.

Splunk Addon for InQuest

Table of Contents


  • About the Splunk Addon for InQuest
  • Release notes
  • Support and resources


  • Installation steps
  • Configure the Splunk Addon for InQuest


  • Features


About the Splunk Addon for InQuest

Author InQuest Labs
App Version 1.0.0
Vendor Products InQuest 3.80+
Has index-time operations false
Create an index false
Implements summarization false

The Splunk Addon for InQuest allows a Splunk® Enterprise administrator to search and build visualizations and alerts for InQuest device logs.

Release notes

About this release

Version 1.0.0 of the Splunk Addon for InQuest is compatible with:

Splunk Enterprise versions Verified with 6.5 and 6.6
CIM Verified with 4.9.0
Platforms Platform independent
Vendor Products InQuest 3.80+
Support and resources


Contact support@inquest.net for email support during weekday business hours (US, East Coast).


Software requirements

The Splunk Addon for InQuest has no special software or hardware requirements, outside of a base Splunk server install.

Splunk Enterprise system requirements

Because this add-on runs on Splunk Enterprise, all of the Splunk Enterprise system requirements apply.


Download the Splunk Addon for InQuest at https://splunkbase.splunk.com/apps/.

Installation steps

To install and configure this app on your supported platform, follow these steps:

  1. Install Splunk Addon for InQuest via the Splunk UI.
  2. Follow the configuration steps below as applicable for your install.
  3. Restart the Splunk server.

Configure the Splunk Addon for InQuest

The Splunk Addon for InQuest assumes your InQuest logs are being sent with sourcetype="syslog". If this is not the case, copy the props.conf file from $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/TA-inquest/default/props.conf to $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/TA-inquest/local/props.conf, and change the section header from [syslog] to whatever sourcetype you wish to use.



This app provides log field extraction and aliases for the following log types:

  • InQuest audit logs
  • InQuest engine logs
  • InQuest CEF-format logs

All fields include CIM-compliant aliases or extractions as appropriate.

Release Notes

Version 1.0.0
Oct. 18, 2017


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