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HTTP Event Collector not working after update

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Hello,

We have recently set up a Splunk instance and I configured an HTTP Event Collector and everything was working great. Well I think our IT department decided to update our Splunk to the latest version and now the Event Collector isn't working anymore. I'm getting a success response back after a curl or our API but none of the data is being found in search, the old sources I had set up prior to the update are now missing. I tried removing the existing tokens to make new ones but that isn't working either.

Any ideas on what could be the cause of this?

Thanks,
Brandon

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Re: HTTP Event Collector not working after update

Path Finder

Review the splunkd logs from the forwarder hosting the event collector. I found issues with JSON line breaking that was preventing mine from working correctly.

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Re: HTTP Event Collector not working after update

New Member

Ok I'm not really sure where that is, but I did go into settings and noticed that both Splunk Forwarder and Splunk Light Forwarder are disabled, could this be the cause?

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Re: HTTP Event Collector not working after update

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SplunkTrust

Check that you do not have useDeploymentServer = 1 sent in the HEC config to the HF. That should only be active on your deployment server. Not sent the heavy forwarders acting as HEC inputs.

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