Deployment Architecture

Use btprobe reset to re-index multiple files

MedralaG
Communicator

I have the following files that are being monitored on a server with a universal forwarder.
/var/log/www1/secure.log
/var/log/www1/access.log
/var/log/www2/secure.log
/var/log/www2/access.log

Is there a way to use wildcards to get btprobe to reset and reindex the content of those files.
Keep in mind that the /var/log/ directory has other subfolders that are being monitored that I don't want to reset those, so purging the fishbucket folder is out of question.

0 Karma
1 Solution

woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Even if wildcards worked (there's no indication that they do), it would be too risky to use them; just do this from shell in bash:

for file in /var/log/www1/secure.log /var/log/www1/access.log /var/log/www2/secure.log /var/log/www2/access.log
do
    echo resetting $file...
    $SPLUNK_HOME/bin/splunk cmd btprobe -d  $SPLUNK_HOME/var/lib/splunk/fishbucket/splunk_private_db  --file $file --reset
done

View solution in original post

0 Karma

woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Even if wildcards worked (there's no indication that they do), it would be too risky to use them; just do this from shell in bash:

for file in /var/log/www1/secure.log /var/log/www1/access.log /var/log/www2/secure.log /var/log/www2/access.log
do
    echo resetting $file...
    $SPLUNK_HOME/bin/splunk cmd btprobe -d  $SPLUNK_HOME/var/lib/splunk/fishbucket/splunk_private_db  --file $file --reset
done
0 Karma
Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

Set Up More Secure Configurations in Splunk Enterprise With Config Assist

This blog post is part 3 of 4 of a series on Splunk Assist. Click the links below to see the other ...

Observability Highlights | November 2022 Newsletter

 November 2022Observability CloudEnd Of Support Extension for SignalFx Smart AgentSplunk is extending the End ...

Enterprise Security Content Update (ESCU) v3.54.0

The Splunk Threat Research Team (STRT) recently released Enterprise Security Content Update (ESCU) v3.54.0 and ...