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How to resolve inputs.conf error "Invalid key in stanza" on our Windows universal forwarder?

dhavamanis
Builder

Can you please tell us how to resolve this error on our Windows universal forwarder,

Invalid key in stanza [monitor:C:\jmeter\Workspace\SplunkData\ST
AGE] in C:\Program Files\SplunkUniversalForwarder\etc\system\local\inputs.conf,
line 7: blacklist  (value:  \.(jtl)$)
                Invalid key in stanza [monitor:C:\jmeter\Workspace\SplunkData\ST
AGE] in C:\Program Files\SplunkUniversalForwarder\etc\system\local\inputs.conf,
line 8: crcSalt (value: <SOURCE>)
                Your indexes and inputs configurations are not internally consis
tent. For more information, run 'splunk btool check --debug'

inputs.conf:

[default]
host = USZMPAPWQ004

[monitor:C:\jmeter\Workspace\SplunkData\STAGE]
index=idx-sqe-perf
sourcetype=csv
crcSalt = <SOURCE>
blacklist = \.(jtl)$
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1 Solution

martin_mueller
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Consider using this stanza:

[monitor://C:\jmeter\Workspace\SplunkData\STAGE]

Added the double-slash of monitor://.

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martin_mueller
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Consider using this stanza:

[monitor://C:\jmeter\Workspace\SplunkData\STAGE]

Added the double-slash of monitor://.

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the_wolverine
Champion

crcSalt requires a value. You don't need to set crcSalt so just removing that line should resolve the issue.

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dhavamanis
Builder

i have updated with exact config. its have value SOURCE. can you please check now.

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the_wolverine
Champion

I think you are looking to set:

crcSalt = <SOURCE>

(case sensitive)

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dhavamanis
Builder

yes, you are correct. I have updated the actual without any break now. Please check this.

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