Development of Splunk Plugin for VMware NSX

Calsoft was engaged with the client for creating a Splunk Plugin that would discover & configure the NSX components to forward the syslogs to Splunk listener & analyze the logs to create useful dashboards & widgets. The tool was aimed at:

  • Providing a configuration page to admin
  • Discovering & configuring the syslog settings in NSX components
  • Analyzing the logs being received from all NSX components to create the meaningful dashboards & widgets for the administrators


  • Single point analysis of NSX environment for administrators to quickly visualize the potential issues in the
  • Achievements:
    • Met the aggressive timelines
    • Implemented the plugin following the Splunk standards
    • Implemented the plugin targeting the Splunk certification
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