Power BI is a wonderful tool to give life to your data, by rendering awesome visualizations with the help of data.
In this post, we will learn how to connect to Splunk lookup by using Splunk ODBC driver.
Splunk ODBC Driver
Search for Splunk ODBC driver for windows, and you will get link to download the driver. The URL I got is:
You need to signup to Splunk, only then you will be able to download the driver. And, then select your desired OS.
For windows, I got a zip file:
Unzip the file, and install the driver by choosing 32bit or 64bit installer file. In my case, its
The setup might ask for a splunk connection. You can leave it as it is for now.
Configure Splunk Connection with ODBC Driver
Open the ODBC app.
User DSN, click on Add button.
Give your data source a name. I gave:
Put your username, and password.
Also, put your Splunk URL (https://yourserver.com:443)
It will show something like:
Power BI Configuration
Search for odbc
Select your created odbc connection name
Once you select your connection, it fetches available lookups. And you can click on anyone of them, and it will also preview the data on right side.
Once you import it, your selected data will be shown on the right side.
I hope you enjoyed the post.