Monitoring Splunk

Using windows batch file to run search on CLI

quahfamili
Path Finder

Hi,

I was trying to use window batch file to run CLI search command.

The command is something like this:
splunk search "index=xx |eval xx| table xx xx xx" -output csv c:\test.csv

This cmd like works when I manually key in on cmd prompt, but when I saved the file as a batch files or *.cmd, the command will only run : splunk search "index=xx

I know the pipe in cmd needs to be escaped using caret (^|). However, it is not working even when I added the caret.

Thanks in advance.
AQ

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somesoni2
Revered Legend

Give this a try

start "" CALL 'splunk.exe search "index=xx |eval xx| table xx xx xx" -output csv c:\test.csv'

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somesoni2
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Give this a try

start "" CALL 'splunk.exe search "index=xx |eval xx| table xx xx xx" -output csv c:\test.csv'

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quahfamili
Path Finder

Anyone have any ideas?

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nickhills
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Do you have anything in your batch file to login as a Splunk user before running this command?

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