I just installed the AWS AMI for Splunk and it worked fine, till I tried to run CLIs through $SPLUNKHOME/bin and add scripted data input by customizing inputs.conf
The $SPLUNKHOME directory is not accessible by ec2-user so I am wondering if there is a way to gain access to that...
Any pointers appreciated,
$SPLUNK_HOME refers to the installation directory, which is not necessarily the same as the home directory of the user. On Linux by default the installation directory is
I guess its not about root access, but some kind of AWS Authorization.
When I go into the folder /home/splunk , there are only dot files and .splunk.
Within .splunk only one token:
perhaps its more about AWS IAM... any ideas?