Credentials for the connection towards Cribl Stream are stored encrypted leveraging Splunk's
passwords.conf. For easier handling of credentials stored in
passwords.conf the dashboard
Account Setup allows for basic CRUD operations of
passwords.conf Entities saved in UTStreams app context.
Accounts can be added by pressing the
New Account button on the top right. The following information has to be provided for a new
- User → name of the user as used to authenticate to Cribl Stream
- Realm → realm in which the username password combination is stored. This is a generic user-provided value without other effects.
- Password → password for the username provided
To update the password of an existing entry, click the
Edit link in the `c. UTStream only allows for changing the passwords of a saved entity. In case of a change in username or realm, please create a new entry.
For the removal of a saved username password combination, the link
Delete in the
Action section has to be used. Confirmation is required to prevent the unintentional deletion of an entry.
There is no way back machine!
Please be aware that there is no way possible to restore a removed
passwords.conf entry without proper config backup.