Enable the HTTP Event Collector in Splunk

To send events to Splunk via HTTP posts, enable the HTTP Event Collector functionality on the Splunk Enterprise server.

If you operate your own Splunk server

  1. Log into the Splunk web interface as an administrator
  2. In the Settings menu select Data inputs
  3. Select the HTTP Event Collector link
  4. In the upper right corner click the Global Settings button
  5. To enable the Splunk HTTP Event Collector, click the Enabled button
  6. To use HTTP instead of HTTPS uncheck the Enable SSL checkbox
  7. Click the Save button to save the changes


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