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Why am I receiving the following Collections.conf and Drilldown_settings warning messages after installing the Alert Manager App?

MSKinder
Engager

Hello,

After installing the new Alert Manager app, I received the following message in Splunkd.log

"MongoModificationsTracker - Could not load configuration for collection 'drilldown_settings' in application 'alert_manager'. Collection will be ignored."

This is because there isn't a stanza value in the collections.conf titled drilldown_settings, as well as no key value pairs. I've disabled the collections within lookups so the error no longer fires.

Is this something that was missed by the App author?

Is drilldown_settings remnants from the older version of alert_manger?

If you repaired this within collections.conf could you be specific about where you find the information? (ie which Python script and where at in the Python script),Hello,

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napomokoetle
Communicator

When creating the collection definition in /opt/splunk/etc/apps/alert_manager/default/transforms.conf for the alert_manager splunk app, the author/s were not uniform in listing the fields for the 'drilldown_settings' collection, and that creates the error you're witnessing in your splunkd.log file.

To fix the issue, just put a space between the comman (,) and field name "label" in the fields_list parameter

ORIGINAL DEFINITION LOOKS AS FOLLOWS:

[drilldown_settings]
external_type = kvstore
collection = drilldown_settings
fields_list = _key, type*,label*, search, field, disabled, comment

AFTER EDITING THE DEFINITION, IT SHOULD LOOK AS FOLLOWS

[drilldown_settings]
external_type = kvstore
collection = drilldown_settings
fields_list = _key, type, label, search, field, disabled, comment

I hope that helps.

pisit_t
Engager

i found another solution that you change configuration in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/alert_manager/default/collections.conf , then add text below in bottom of the files

[drilldown_settings]
enforceTypes = true
field.type = string
field.field = string
field.disabled = bool
field.label = string
field.search = string

field.comment = string

save its and restart splunk service, after that the WARNING is nothing 😄

reference change from github:
https://github.com/alertmanager/alert_manager/commit/d6b0836579805428217dac2c5b0a5a0e32b4c87f#diff-2...

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