Splunk destination plugin

Splunk is a popular platform for collecting, analyzing, and visualizing machine-generated data, including logs, metrics, and other telemetry data. The Splunk Destination Plugin in Calyptia Core allows you to seamlessly integrate your telemetry data with Splunk, enabling you to store, analyze, and visualize your data using data analytics and visualization tools within Splunk. With the Splunk destination plugin, you can configure your Calyptia Core pipeline to send your telemetry data to Splunk.

Configuration parameters

The Splunk destination plugin provides these configuration parameters.


HostIP address or hostname of the target Splunk service.
PortTCP port of the target Splunk service.
CompressSet payload compression mechanism.
Splunk HTTP Token*Specify the Authentication Token for the HTTP Event Collector interface.

Security and TLS

TLSEnable or disable TLS/SSL support.
TLS Certificate ValidationTurn TLS/SSL certificate validation on or off. TLS must be on for this setting to be enabled.
TLS Debug LevelSet TLS debug verbosity level. Accepts these values: 0 (No debug), 1 (Error), 2 (State change), 3 (Informational), 4 (Verbose).
CA Certificate File PathAbsolute path to CA certificate file.
Certificate File PathAbsolute path to certificate file.
Private key File PathAbsolute path to private key file.
Private Key Path PasswordOptional password for tls.key_file file.
TLS SNI Hostname ExtensionHostname to be used for TLS SNI extension.

Advanced networking

DNS ModeSelect the primary DNS connection type (TCP or UDP).
DNS ResolverSelect the primary DNS connection type (TCP or UDP).
Prefer IPv4Prioritize IPv4 DNS results when trying to establish a connection.
KeepaliveEnable or disable Keepalive support.
Keepalive Idle TimeoutSet maximum time allowed for an idle Keepalive connection.
Max Connect TimeoutSet maximum time allowed to establish a connection. Time includes the TLS handshake.
Max Connect Timeout Log ErrorOn connection timeout, specify if it should log an error. When disabled, the timeout is logged as a debug message.
Max Keepalive RecycleSet maximum number of times a keepalive connection can be used before it is retired.
Source AddressSpecify network address to bind for data traffic.

Basic authentication

HTTP UsernameBasic Auth Username.
HTTP PasswordBasic Auth Password. Requires HTTP_User to be set.


HTTP Buffer SizeSpecify the buffer size used to read the response from the Splunk HTTP service. This option is useful for debugging purposes where is required to read full responses. Response size grows depending of the number of records inserted. To set an unlimited amount of memory set this value to false, otherwise the value must be according to the Unit Size specification
Enable HTTP Debug Bad RequestIf the HTTP server response code is 400 (bad request) and this flag is enabled, it will print the full HTTP request and response to the stdout interface. This feature is available for debugging purposes.