All Apps and Add-ons

Data not coming to ansible



No data on Ansible apps on splunk, i have done as below

1.Install this Ansible Monitoring & Diagnostics using the normal Splunk process
2.In Splunk add a HTTP Event Collector data input with a sourcetype of _json. Ensure to enable tokens and disable SSL
3.copy the Ansible callback file, currently in the apps bin directory, into a directory within the root of your Ansible playbook called callback_plugins
4.Update your "ansible.cfg" with settings from the Splunk HTTP Event Collector data input as below
In ansible.cfg
at bottom
callback_whitelist = splunk

url =
authtoken = 2ecefa94-ffa5-4c81-af22-8e3eff29c612

0 Karma


i had the same issue until i placed the callback_whitelist = splunk in the [defaults] section of anisible.cfg

0 Karma


which index are you routing the events to from HEC. Did you verify if that index exists in the indexer?,which index are you routing the ansible events to from HEC, did you verify if that index has been created in the indexers?

0 Karma

New Member

Just on the same problem... see my Ansible-info in my own index, if I search it via "search and reporting" index="myownindex" I see the ansible data. Therefore the ansible-data is inserted. the Ansible Splunk app is empty... I miss a config where to set the index the app is looking into, the Event Collector-Box doesnt show the HEC.
I had a look into the Settings->Indexes and the Index is bound to app Ansibe_Splunk

0 Karma

New Member

Found something, didnt remember to see that in the documents in:
/opt/splunk/etc/apps/Ansible_Splunk/default/macros.conf there is a
definition = index=main

I changed the main to "myownindex" and it works

0 Karma


What search are you using to look for the Ansible data?

If this reply helps you, Karma would be appreciated.
0 Karma


Is the data only missing in the app or in general Splunk environment?

0 Karma
Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

Stay Connected: Your Guide to July and August Tech Talks, Office Hours, and Webinars!

Dive into our sizzling summer lineup for July and August Community Office Hours and Tech Talks. Scroll down to ...

Edge Processor Scaling, Energy & Manufacturing Use Cases, and More New Articles on ...

Splunk Lantern is a Splunk customer success center that provides advice from Splunk experts on valuable data ...

Get More Out of Your Security Practice With a SIEM

Get More Out of Your Security Practice With a SIEMWednesday, July 31, 2024  |  11AM PT / 2PM ETREGISTER ...