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splunk sdk for python : splunk.Intersplunk module not found


Hi Splunk,

I'm getting an error after installing splunk sdk for python. The error is:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "./", line 4, in
import splunk.Intersplunk
ImportError: No module named splunk.Intersplunk

I can see the splunk.Intersplunk module in dir:

The program is basic:

!/usr/bin/env python

import sys
import subprocess
import splunk.Intersplunk
cmdargs = str(sys.argv)
program_name = "/lm_tmp/"[program_name, cmdargs])

PYTHONPATH variable in .bash_profile is:

NOTE, if i replace import splunk.Intersplunk with import splunklib the program runs without any issue.

Is there something wrong with python path? Anyone, been at it for awhile and currently stumped.


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You need to use export PYTHONPATH so that this variable get passed to the child process called (to run program_name) in your script. Export PYTHONPATH instead just setting it in .bash_profile.

export PYTHONPATH=/apps/splunk/etc/apps/splunk-sdk-python
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