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Splunk DB connect permission problem


Hello everyone,

I am trying to configure Splunk DB connect app, and getting next one error in logs:

2023-01-12T14:46:28+0300 [ERROR] [], line 89 : Throwing an exception
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/opt/splunk/etc/apps/splunk_app_db_connect/bin/dbx2/rest/", line 76, in handle_POST
File "/opt/splunk/etc/apps/splunk_app_db_connect/bin/dbx2/rest/", line 220, in validate_java_home
raise Exception(reason)
Exception: PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/usr/java/jdk1.8.0_311-amd64/bin/java'
validate java command: /usr/java/jdk1.8.0_311-amd64/bin/java.


Folders /usr/java/jdk1.8.0_311-amd64 has owner splunk - 

drwxr-xr-x. 9 splunk splunk 107 Jan 12 12:54 jdk1.8.0_311-amd64

Folder /opt/splunk/etc/apps/splunk_app_db_connect has owner splunk too -

drwx------. 18 root root 4096 Jan 12 13:44 splunk_app_db_connect


My splunk is working from user splunk

grep SPLUNK_OS_USER= /opt/splunkforwarder/etc/splunk-launch.conf


What is the reason, can anyone help?

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chmod 777 /usr/java/jdk1.8.0_311-amd64 solved problem

close topic, please

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