Getting Data In

Lookup file updates not working


I have a lookup created from a CSV file.

i put in entries

When i do a search, i can find these values.

now ,next day i add a new entry 6 and save the csv file.

i dont see the search showing 6, it only shows 1-5

can you help me fix this, it seems the lookup file updates are not being honored...

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you can place your lookup file in the below directory and can access from search query


D:\Program Files\Splunk\etc\apps\search\lookups\example.csv

search query :

|inputlookup example.csv
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Yes, this is exactly how i have done it.
now when i do changes to this file, i dont see the changes.

|inputlookup file.csv

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Found the answer.

i had the same lookup name file from 2 different locations . i was updating one of the file and so that was considered by splunk as not primary , so it was not showing.

i delete the duplicate entry and now i can see the new entry...

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