The app key-value store is a feature provided by Splunk Enterprise to manage and maintain the state of the application. Using an app key-value store, users can save and retrieve data from Splunk apps.
The app key-value store feature is only available in the 64-bit distribution of Splunk Enterprise. It is not available in the 32-bit version of Splunk. It uses the
8191 port by default, but it can be configured from
Server.conf located at
$SPLUNK_HOME\etc\system\local by modifying the
[kvstore] code block.
The following are some of the uses of a key-value store: