Developing for Splunk Enterprise

Problem enabling boot-start with user parameter

marksnelling
Communicator

I'm trying to get splunk running as a user other than root but whenever I try the following command...

splunk enable boot-start -user splunk

I get this error...

First-time-run has not finished.  Ignore this error when previewing migration - exiting.

I can see other questions here with the same problem but none of them have been answered. Does anyone have a fix for this short of manually editing the scripts generated without specifying the user?

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mocallaghan
Engager

In order to use this command, you need to be logged in as root, since you're adding something to /etc/init.d/. To run this command, simply sudo to root, run it again and it'll install.

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mocallaghan
Engager

In order to use this command, you need to be logged in as root, since you're adding something to /etc/init.d/. To run this command, simply sudo to root, run it again and it'll install.

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