Connect Splunk to Sentry with the Data Forwarding feature.

This integration needs to be set up in each

projectRepresents your service in Sentry and allows you to scope events to a distinct application.
for which you wish to use it. It is maintained and supported by the Sentry community.

Install and Configure

Navigate to Settings > Integrations > Splunk

Install Splunk integration

Enabling HEC

To get started, you’ll need to first enable the HTTP Event Collector:

Under Settings, select Data Inputs:

Splunk settings

Select HTTP Event Collector under Local Inputs:

Splunk data inputs

Under your HEC settings, click "Global Settings":

Splunk HEC inputs

Change All Tokens to Enabled, and note the HTTP Port Number (8088 by default):

Splunk global settings

Creating a Sentry Input

Under HTTP Event Collector, create a new Sentry input by clicking "New Token":

Splunk Sentry input

Enter a name (e.g. Sentry), and click "Next":

Input a name in Splunk

Select the index you wish to make accessible (e.g. main), and click "Review":

Select index in Splunk

You’ll be prompted to review the input details. Click "Submit" to continue:

Review form before submitting

The input has now been created, and you should be presented with the Token Value:

Token has been successfully created in Splunk

Enabling Splunk Forwarding

To enable Splunk forwarding, you’ll need the following:

  • Your instance URL (see note below)
  • The Sentry HEC
    tokenIn search, a key-value pair or raw search term. Also, a value used for authorization.

In Sentry, navigate to the

projectRepresents your service in Sentry and allows you to scope events to a distinct application.
you want to forward events from, and click "Project Settings".

Data Forwarding

Configure data forwarding in [Project] > Settings > Data Forwarding, and provide the required information for the given integration.

After navigating to Data Forwarding, enable the Splunk integration:

Data forwarding settings page

Your instance URL is going to vary based on the type of Splunk service you’re using. If you’re using self-service Splunk Cloud, the instance URL will be the URL of the Splunk instance running the HTTP Event Collector (HEC):


For all other Splunk Cloud plans, you’ll use the http-inputs prefix:


If you’re using Splunk behind your firewall, you’ll need to fill in the appropriate host.

Once you’ve filled in the required fields, hit Save Changes:

Splunk settings form

We’ll now begin forwarding all new events into your Splunk instance.

Splunk page showing Sentry data

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