Add a Splunk connection

You can add a connection to a Splunk file system using ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

To add a new connection to Splunk, follow these steps:

  1. Click Connections in the top navigation bar.

  2. In the Connections interface, click Add connection in the upper right corner.

  3. In the Create Connection interface, select the Connection type.

  4. After you select the Splunk Connection type, the rest of the connection properties appear.

    Connection name

    Name your connection.

    Connection type

    Choose the Splunk connection type.

    Server name

    Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Splunk system.


    Specify the port associated to the Splunk system.


    Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the Splunk system. This user should have necessary privileges to access the data in the databases.


    Specify the password for the User.

    JDBC options

    Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

    See Connection properties for details, defaults, and examples.

  5. Click Create connection.

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