SPLUNK REST API call to Splunk to create and index?

SPLUNK: does anyone know how exactly to right a SPLUNK API call to run and create an index in splunk based on the hostname?

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Amitkumar PSr. ConsultantCommented:
Looking at http://dev.splunk.com/restapi, Splunk provides a REST API. So you can use any language (i.e. java/c/php/.net etc) that supports REST and write a program to call the specific api.

Nowadays, almost all the languages are having support for REST, so choice is yours.
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