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Data Descriptors


Lantern's Data Descriptors help you learn how to work with a wide range of data sources and data types. Our Data Descriptors contain: 

  • Links to use cases that can be achieved with each data source or data type
  • Links to configuration information and data ingestion best practices
  • Links to Apps and Add-ons in Splunkbase
  • Extended tips and best practices for working with specific data sources

We recommend you follow this process when learning about new data sources and data types:

1. Check Lantern 2. Check Splunk Docs 3. Check other resources 4. Learning and feedback

Search in the categories below to find the data sources or data types you're interested in.

Ensure you're familiar with the Splunk Docs information on general data ingestion:

If you can't find an article for your specific data source, try the following Splunk resources for more information:


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