what are the minimum permissions required to add data to splunk using the http simple receiver http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/RESTAPI/RESTinput#receivers.2Fsimple
the example shows the admin user. i created a test user with a role of user and then changed the role to power user. but both return insufficient permissions.
i messed around with a custom user role adding/removing capabilities. but couldn't arrive at the right permission. is there a way to create a user not in the admin role with some minimum set of permissions to add data via the simple http receiver ?
my test attempt is below:
curl -k -u test:test "https://localhost:8089/services/receivers/simple?source=www&sourcetype=web_event" -d "Sun Jul 10 15:56:02 PDT 2011 User vishalp logged in successfully."
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
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Additionally, five years later I'd recommend using the HTTP Event Collector instead of mulling over old, more basic features.