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This is a simple add-on to take the content of any RSS feed and index it's metadata (date, title, link, and description) into Splunk. A scripted input calls rssjava.sh (or rssjava.bat) every 1800 seconds seconds, which in turn, calls the supplied Java program, Feeds.java to gather the rss feeds. RSS feeds are supplied via a file passed on the command line. A sample file, feeds.txt, is provided for testing. You can modify that file and add your own feeds. This program uses the open source RssParser.java provided by a 3rd party acknowledged in the README.txt.
Versions and Release Notes
Version 1.0.1 (current version - updated Jan 08, 2013)
Added GA version of splunk-1.0.jar and used job.getEventCount() to find if a link is already in Splunk to avoid indexing it. Also, changed earliest time to -7d.
It's not pulling any data in to Splunk when I try it?
reviewed 06 Jun '12, 10:12
accept rate: 10%