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Can not see the output of btool in windows

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I run the following:

C:\opt\splunk\splunkforwarder\bin>splunk btool inputs list > ..\btool.text

And I get an empty file. Why?

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I don't get results unless I run as admin. You should also specify the .exe.

C:\opt\splunk\splunkforwarder\bin\splunk.exe btool inputs list > ..\btool.text

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I don't get results unless I run as admin. You should also specify the .exe.

C:\opt\splunk\splunkforwarder\bin\splunk.exe btool inputs list > ..\btool.text

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Unless you customized the install folder, it would be "C:\Program Files\SplunkUniversalForwarder\bin\splunk.exe" btool inputs list > C:\Users\user\Downloads\btool.text" by default on Windows.

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Thank you @mdsnmss.

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Interesting, my colleague also suggested to use .\splunk.exe list inputstatus instead. Which one is better?

We ended up using the Power Shell command interface.

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