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Splunk 7 Essentials - Third Edition by Betsy Page Sigman, Erickson Delgado, J-P Contreras

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Creating a Splunk app

It is good practice to create a custom Splunk app to isolate the configurations you add to Splunk. You may never have created an app before, but you will quickly see it is not very difficult. Here, we will create a basic app called Destinations that we will use throughout this book:

  1. Let's access the Manage Apps page. There are two ways to do this; you can either click on the Apps icon at the home page as shown in the following screenshot:
  1. Or, select Manage Apps from the app dropdown in the top navigation bar of the Search & Reporting app:
  1. At the Manage Apps page, click on the Create app icon shown in the following ...

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