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DataSift Social Data Streams (Modular Input)

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This app is NOT supported by Splunk. Please read about what that means for you here.
This is a Splunk modular input add-on for indexing DataSift Social Data Streams. DataSift is a Splunk partner and re-syndicator of Social Data. Create streams at http://datasift.com, click "Use this stream", grab those credentials and use them with this modular input.

Splunk DataSift Modular Input v1.0c


This is a Splunk modular input add-on for Indexing DataSift Social Data Streams.


  • Splunk 5.0, Splunk 6.1
  • Supported on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Solaris, FreeBSD, HP-UX, AIX


  • Untar the release to your $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps directory or install directly in to your Splunk server from SplunkBase.
  • Restart Splunk

  • Go to "Manager" --> "Data Inputs" --> "DataSift Social Data Stream"

  • Click "Add, New". Enter the stream hash of an existing DataSift stream and your credentials. Hit save and data should flow in to Splunk.

  • Make some cool analytics and share them with everyone!


Any log entries/errors will get written to $SPLUNK_HOME/var/log/splunk/splunkd.log


  • You are using Splunk 5+
  • Look for any errors in $SPLUNK_HOME/var/log/splunk/splunkd.log


This project was initiated by Michael Wilde
Email: mwilde@splunk.com

Release Notes

Version 1.0c
July 29, 2013

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