Unless I missed something here, I changed the splunk-launch.conf to append with SPLUNK_BINDIP and web.conf with the mgmtHostPort, but I am getting an unusual message upon logon below:
500 Internal Server Error
Return to Splunk home page
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This page was linked to from http://192.168.0.12:8000/en-US/account/login?return_to=%2Fen-US%2F.
You are using 192.168.0.12:8000, which is connected to splunkd @000 at https://127.0.0.1:8089 on Thu Dec 8 13:33:33 2016.
I ran into a similar issue however the culprit was Active Directory LDAP authentication - service account was locked out. Once unlocked I was able to log in with no 500 Internal Error being displayed.
i got the same error, after making those changes and now is not working .. any help?
add to whitelist in your output.conf like this: