Why can't I configure Splunk add-on to MYSQL?



I have a running Splunk server , and I want to add to him a MYSQL addon.

I have added 

Splunk Add-on for MySQL

and I can see it in the "APP" list:

Splunk Add-on for MySQL Splunk_TA_mysql 3.0.0
Global | Permissions Enabled | Disable Launch app | Edit properties | View objects | View details on Splunkbase

and also in the "Home Page"

but I can't to config it .

also when I press the "MYSQL" in the home page I get error

I have try to reboot the server - didn't help.



Page not found! Click here to return to Splunk homepage.


what am I missing? 


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Read it now ,

Install the connector 

but I can't understand what to do now 

I'm using windows server 2019, I have mysql running on this computer also 

which file I need to change or where is the new location I need to add it ? 



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Do you have DBConnect installed?

You need it to ingest data from databases. For MySQL you have to download the connector - as described in the docs - and put it into DBConnect's directory.


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