Getting Data In

Collectd dosent send data to splunk

Path Finder

Hello Splunkers ,

I install collectd in the same server when i install splunk , i want to get the system data from this server
the collectd service is active but i can't see any data in splunk ,

this is the configuration under collectd.conf :

LoadPlugin write_http

URL "https://X.X.X.X:8088/services/collector/raw?channel=bfd29681-2722-48c7-8495-05f492dd2bce"
Header "Authorization: Splunk bfd29681-2722-48c7-8495-05f492dd2bce"
Format "JSON"
Metrics true
StoreRates true

server "X.X.X.X"
port "8088"
token "bfd29681-2722-48c7-8495-05f492dd2bce"
ssl false
verifyssl false

Any help please ?

0 Karma


have you used http event collector?

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

you can also check /etc/collectd.log or your os equivalent path to see what the issue is.

I recommend using the easy installer that comes with Splunk app for infrastructure!

- MattyMo
0 Karma

Path Finder

Thank you @mmodestino_splunk it's very helpfull

0 Karma
Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

Stay Connected: Your Guide to July and August Tech Talks, Office Hours, and Webinars!

Dive into our sizzling summer lineup for July and August Community Office Hours and Tech Talks. Scroll down to ...

Edge Processor Scaling, Energy & Manufacturing Use Cases, and More New Articles on ...

Splunk Lantern is a Splunk customer success center that provides advice from Splunk experts on valuable data ...

Get More Out of Your Security Practice With a SIEM

Get More Out of Your Security Practice With a SIEMWednesday, July 31, 2024  |  11AM PT / 2PM ETREGISTER ...