Getting Data In

HTTP Event collector

Path Finder

Hi  @gcusello ,

I am curious to know why I am able to see  HTTP Event collector under the Data Inputs on my Indexer where there is no HTTP Event collector on Search Head.




Search Head



Rahul Gupta


Labels (1)
0 Karma

Ultra Champion

Apart from @gcusello already said (that you see available input types; notice that count for most of them is zero), your deployment seems strange.

You have webui enabled on indexers - that's not very usual. In case of a cluster you typically deploy config with apps cluster-wide.

And you have inputs defined on search-head. That's also not very typical. I'd set up a heavy forwarder for that and leave search heads to do searching.

0 Karma

Esteemed Legend

Hi @rahul2gupta,

In the available Data Inputs you have all the possible ones even if not enabled, but what's the problem?

could you better describe your architecture?

You have some Indexers and one or more Search Heads.

Then you enabled HEC Collector on one of your servers, which one: IDX, SH or HF?



0 Karma
Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

Enterprise Security Content Updates (ESCU) - New Releases

In the last month, the Splunk Threat Research Team (STRT) has had 3 releases of new content via the Enterprise ...

Thought Leaders are Validating Your Hard Work and Training Rigor

As a Splunk enthusiast and member of the Splunk Community, you are one of thousands who recognize the value of ...

.conf23 Registration is Now Open!

Time to toss the .conf-etti 🎉 —  .conf23 registration is open!   Join us in Las Vegas July 17-20 for ...