When I place a text file into this TestSplunk directory, it does disappear, showing that the forwarder had picked it up, and disposed of the file as per the move_policy. However, from Splunk enterprise, I can't seem to see evidence of the file being received. In the splunkd.log belonging to the forwarder, I don't see any message with regards to the file that it detected/sent/deleted. How would I be able to see information about this kind of thing?
The search worked and showed a bunch of events for the two files I ingested. I tried a search earlier today of sourcetype=BugReport, but that didn't work. I guess I need to study the search syntax more closely, maybe do some tutorials.