Installation

Couldn't determine $SPLUNK_HOME or $SPLUNK_ETC;

syloee
Explorer

hi everyone

i installed splunk after delete splunk 

i go /splunk/bin and ./splunk start

i see error message "ERROR: Couldn't determine $SPLUNK_HOME or $SPLUNK_ETC; perhaps one should be set in environment"

how i can do?

thank you very much!

Labels (1)
0 Karma
1 Solution

venkatasri
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

@syloee you could try setting splunk_home variable as advised here - https://community.splunk.com/t5/Deployment-Architecture/Where-is-splunk-installed-on-Linux/m-p/12313...

--

An upvote would be appreciated and accept solution if it helps!

View solution in original post

0 Karma

codebuilder
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Please mark one of the answers as valid in order to help future users.

----
An upvote would be appreciated and Accept Solution if it helps!
0 Karma

syloee
Explorer

thank you

0 Karma

codebuilder
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Did you re-install Splunk as the root user? If so, the directory permissions might be off.

Assuming you are running Splunk as the splunk user, try using chown -RP splunk:splunk /opt/splunk

You can additionally modify $SPLUNK_HOME in /opt/splunk/etc/splunk-launch.conf (assuming you installed on Linux to the default directory).

----
An upvote would be appreciated and Accept Solution if it helps!
0 Karma

syloee
Explorer

thank you very much

0 Karma

venkatasri
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

@syloee you could try setting splunk_home variable as advised here - https://community.splunk.com/t5/Deployment-Architecture/Where-is-splunk-installed-on-Linux/m-p/12313...

--

An upvote would be appreciated and accept solution if it helps!

0 Karma

syloee
Explorer

thank you very much!

0 Karma
Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

Enterprise Security Content Update (ESCU) v3.54.0

The Splunk Threat Research Team (STRT) recently released Enterprise Security Content Update (ESCU) v3.54.0 and ...

Using Machine Learning for Hunting Security Threats

WATCH NOW Seeing the exponential hike in global cyber threat spectrum, organizations are now striving more for ...

New Learning Videos on Topics Most Requested by You! Plus This Month’s New Splunk ...

Splunk Lantern is a customer success center that provides advice from Splunk experts on valuable data ...