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Splunk Offerings Purchase Capacity and Limitations

Last updated on September 22, 2022

OfferingCapacityLimitations

Splunk Enterprise

Daily Indexing Volume or number of vCPUs as set forth in the Order

Daily Indexing Volume” means the daily aggregate volume of uncompressed data for indexing as set forth in the Order

vCPUs” refers to the virtual CPUs to which Software has access.  Each virtual CPU is equivalent to a distinct hardware thread of execution in a physical CPU core.

Note: For metrics indexing, the Daily Indexing Volume will be calculated by converting each measurement into GB of daily ingestion using a fixed ratio as described in the software documentation.


Splunk Cloud Platform

Daily Indexing Volume or number of Splunk Virtual Compute (“SVC”)

"Splunk Virtual Compute (SVC)" means a unit of capabilities in Splunk Cloud Platform that includes the following resources: compute, memory and I/O as further explained in the service documentation.


Splunk Enterprise Rapid Adoption Packages

Number of Use Cases identified in the Order

Use Cases” are defined and listed here: https://www.splunk.com/en_us/legal/use-case-definitions.html

Note: The Rapid Adoption Packages can be purchased in connection with Splunk Cloud Platform as well.

Maximum Daily Index Volume permitted: 25GB (regardless of number of Use Cases)

Deployment type: Limited to a single instance deployment

Not stackable with other Splunk licenses

Splunk Enterprise for DNS & Netflow Data

Daily Indexing Volume

Note: This limited source-type license is also available for Splunk Enterprise Security and Splunk IT Service Intelligence.

Limited Source Types: This license will allow Customers to index the specified Daily Indexing Volume of DNS, Netflow, and/or public cloud access data in any combination of the following data source types:

  • aws:vpc:flowlogs
  • aws:cloudwatchlogs:vpcflow
  • mscs:nsg:flow
  • zeek_conn and/or bro_conn
  • zeek:conn:json and/or bro:conn:json
  • zeek_dns and/or bro_dns
  • zeek:dns:json and/or bro:dns:json
  • *dns* and/or *DNS* (i.e. any source type containing the string dns)
  • corelight_conn
  • corelight_conn_red 
  • flowintegrator
  • *netflow*
  • *sflow*
  • *jflow*

This license can be combined with other daily indexing volume-based Splunk Enterprise licenses.

Any ingest of these specific source types in excess of the Daily Indexing Volume of this license will be counted against the general ingest license capacity of Splunk Enterprise.

Splunk Enterprise for Cisco AnyConnect NVM

Number of Endpoints

Limited Source Types: This license will allow users to index only Cisco AnyConnect Network Visibility Module (NVM) source type data. This source type restricted license can be stacked on other non-source type restricted licenses.

This license is available exclusively from Cisco Systems.

Each Endpoint allows indexing of 10MB/day.

Splunk Analytics for Hadoop

Maximum number of Nodes or Fractional Use of Nodes from which data can be sourced to be analyzed and visualized, as identified in the applicable Order (Note: Data in a Node that has already been indexed by Splunk Enterprise (or Splunk Cloud Platform) will not be counted toward the paid volume.)

Node” means a 64 bit Linux operating system or any other operating system identified in the documentation that runs Hadoop TaskTracker or Node Manager to execute Splunk jobs on Hadoop nodes.

Fractional Use of Nodes” means the greater of compute load or applicable storage of the number of Nodes in Cluster(s) for a specific use case or business unit, as identified in an Order.

Cluster” means a group of Nodes administered by one Hadoop JobTracker or Hadoop Resource Manager.

Maximum of five (5) Nodes from which data can be sourced to be analyzed and visualized

Splunk Data Stream Processor (Splunk DSP)

Number of vCPUs as set forth in the Order

Note: For the avoidance of doubt, data ingested into Splunk Enterprise through Splunk DSP counts against the license capacity of Splunk Enterprise.


Splunk Enterprise Security

Daily Indexing Volume or number of vCPUs as set forth in the Order

Note: When consumed within Splunk Cloud Platform, SVC is also available.


Splunk User Behavior Analytics (Splunk UBA)

Number of User Behavior Analytics Monitored Accounts.

Number of User Behavior Analytics Monitored Accounts” means the number of user and service accounts in Microsoft Active Directory, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) or any similar service that is used to authenticate users inside the network; or

Daily Indexing Volume. This option is restricted to UBA licenses purchased as an add-on license to Splunk Enterprise Security.

For the latter option, the maximum Daily Indexing Volume is limited to the same data being indexed into Splunk Enterprise Security or a subset thereof and the maximum Number of User Behavior Analytics Monitored Accounts is limited to 250,000.

Splunk Phantom

Number of Events. “Event” means a single event or grouping of discrete information regarding an event sent to the Software to act on; or

Number of User Seats. “User Seats” means the user accounts created for the Software

Maximum Number of Events per 24-hour period measured using Coordinated Universal Time

Each distinct user account may be used only by a single user at a time. (i.e., simultaneous logins by multiple users leveraging the same user account is disallowed).

Limited Use Case: For an end user’s internal security purposes only

Splunk Mission Control

Number of User Seats

Note: A certain number of User Seats of Splunk Mission Control will be entitled to customers of Splunk Enterprise Security based on their current license entitlement of Splunk Enterprise Security. Learn more at Seat Entitlement.

Available on a limited basis to customers of Splunk Enterprise Security (either as a stand-alone product or part of a suite)

To be used for security use cases only.

Splunk SOAR Cloud

Number of User Seats (as defined above in Splunk Phantom). 

Each distinct user account may be used only by a single user (i.e., simultaneous logins by multiple users leveraging the same user account is disallowed).

Splunk App for PCI Compliance

Daily Indexing Volume

Note: When consumed within Splunk Cloud Platform, SVC is also available.


Splunk Insights for Ransomware

Number of Ransomware Monitored Accounts.

Number of Ransomware Monitored Accounts” means the number of user and service accounts in Microsoft Active Directory, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) or any similar service that is used to authenticate users inside the network.

Limited Use Case: To detect if any ransomware is present, attempting to be present or attempting to be disseminated in the designated end user’s environment.

Not stackable with other Splunk licenses.

Splunk IT Service Intelligence (Splunk ITSI)

Daily Indexing Volume or number of vCPUs as set forth in the Order

Note: When consumed within Splunk Cloud Platform, SVC is also available.


Splunk Insights for Infrastructure

Volume of data stored

Storage Limits: Once storage limit is reached, any new data stored will replace the earliest stored data in amounts needed to place total storage at or below the storage limit (First In, First Out).

Not stackable with other Splunk licenses.

Splunk On-Call

Number of Users

https://www.splunk.com/en_us/software/pricing/faqs/observability.html#splunk-on-call

Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring (“Splunk IM”)

For host-based pricing: Number of Hosts and associated entitlements of Containers, Custom Metrics, and High Resolution Metrics as indicated in the Order

For usage-based pricing: MTS (Metric Time Series) as measured by the unique combination of a metric and a set of associated dimensions as indicated in the Order

Note: See Specific Offering Terms at www.splunk.com/SpecificTerms for definitions.

Usage and subscription limit enforcement are described here

Splunk APM

For host-based pricing: Number of Hosts and associated entitlements of Containers, Profiled Containers, Monitoring MetricSets, Troubleshooting MetricSets, Trace Volume, and Profiling Volume as indicated in the Order

For usage-based pricing: Number of TAPM (Trace Analyzed Per Minute) and associated entitlements of Monitoring MetricSets, Troubleshooting MetricSets, Trace Volume, and Profiling Volume as indicated in the Order

Note: See Specific Offering Terms at www.splunk.com/SpecificTerms for definitions

Usage and subscription limit enforcement are described here

Splunk Synthetic Monitoring

Number of Browser Test Runs per month

A “Browser Test Run” refers to each simulation of a full business transaction or user journey (up to a maximum of 25 steps) using a full web browser. For example, a test with 26 steps that is run every 5 minutes (12 times per hour) from 3 locations per test will count as 72 Browser Test Runs per hour.

Number of API Test Runs per month

An “API Test Run” refers to a request of a single API endpoint. For multistep API Tests, each request counts as an individual API Test Run. For example, a three request API Test running once a minute consumes 180 API Test Runs per hour.

Number of Uptime Test Runs per month

An “Uptime Test Run” refers to a request of a single URL to check for availability of a website or application.  For example, an Uptime Test running once a minute consumes 60 Uptime Test Runs per hour.

Number of Web Optimization Scans per month

A “Web Optimization Scan” refers to a single performance evaluation of a single webpage.

Usage and subscription limit enforcement are described here

Splunk Log Observer

For host-based pricing: Number of Hosts

For usage-based pricing: Volume of Indexed Data or Ingested Data

Indexed Data” means logs that are parsed, extracted and indexed for fast querying

“Ingested Data” means logs that are stored in Customer’s object store and not queried

Note: See Specific Offering Terms at www.splunk.com/SpecificTerms for definitions

Usage and subscription limit enforcement are described here

Available only to customers of Splunk IM, Splunk APM or Splunk Observability Cloud

30-day retention for Indexed Data.

Options to expand to 60-day or 90-day retention for Indexed Data.

Splunk Real User Monitoring (“Splunk RUM”)

Sessions per month

A “Session” refers to a group of user interactions on an application (for a maximum of 4 hours). A Session begins when a user loads the front-end application and ends when the application is terminated or expires. Sessions will also expire after 15 minutes of inactivity.

Usage and subscription limit enforcement are described here

Splunk Observability Cloud

Number of Hosts

Note: See Specific Offering Terms at www.splunk.com/SpecificTerms for additional definitions

Per Host entitlements are described here.