I have scoured the answers on this board, read every tutorial, seen youtube videos, but I'm still not able to get my eventgen to generate any data. Just as context, I'm trying to do the example exercises on the Splunk 7 Essentials book. They describe how to intall SA-Eventgen ant how to install sample files, data files, eventget.conf etc. but it is still not working for me.
I think I'm missing something very basic, according to all the answers. When something goes wrong, you're supposed to look into the log file, or in this case the eventgen log file. I go into Splunk home/var/log/splunk and I don't even see the log file.
On the Splunk query line, I'm using "index=main", but I'm not able to see anything.
Any help I can get will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.