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Splunk and Azure Blob Integration with Dataflect

Updated: Oct 5, 2023

Did you know that you can search Azure Blob Storage from Splunk? With Dataflect you can!

Register the Application in Azure AD

  1. Navigate to the Azure portal.

  2. Go to Azure Active Directory > App registrations > New registration.

  3. Enter a name for the application, select the supported account types, and provide a Redirect URI (if necessary).

  4. After registration, note down the Application (client) ID.

Create a Client Secret

  1. Under your application registration, navigate to Certificates & secrets.

  2. Click New client secret, give it a description and an expiration period.

  3. Once created, copy the Value of the client secret (it won’t be visible again).

Assign Role to the Application

  1. Go to your Storage Account in the Azure portal.

  2. Under Access control (IAM), click Add > Add role assignment.

  3. Choose a role that provides read/write access to blob storage, like Storage Blob Data Contributor. (Write access only required if you also want to write to Blob Storage as detailed below)

  4. In the Select field, type the name of the application you registered and select it.

  5. Click Save to assign the role to the application.

Add your Azure Storage account domain to the list of Allowed Domains in Dataflect

Add your Azure Application Credentials to Dataflect


With Dataflect you have the full power of Splunk to search and analyze data stored in Azure blob.

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