We are using Splunk Cloud and we have a requirement to get the Linux performance counter data (CPU, Memory and Disk usage) from few Linux servers in our data center.
What we did is ;
Installed the “Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux” on our Splunk Cloud.
Installed the “Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux” on the universal forwarder of the Linux server and enabled the required scripts which we wanted to send the data of and then restarted the universal forwarder.
Now we go to the App “Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux” on our Splunk Cloud and we get the message as below;
“Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux: Setup; Please set up this add-on on your forwarders. Documentation on how to configure this add-on is here”
Can some one tell me what is wrong here, why not getting the data.
When you say you installed the add-on on your cloud, do you mean the indexers or search heads? It should be installed on the indexers.
What index is the forwarder writing to? Does the index exist on the indexers?
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