Splunk DB Connect is a popular application developed by Splunk that allows you to easily get data into Splunk from many common databases. In this recipe, you will install DB Connect and configure it to connect to an external database's product inventory table.
DB Connect has a dedicated Splunk manual that can be found at https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/DBX/latest/DeployDBX.
To step through this recipe, you will need a running Splunk Enterprise server. You should be familiar with navigating the Splunk user interface.
Additionally, it is recommended that you have one of the following supported databases installed:
- MS SQL