Monitoring Splunk

starting splunkd hangs after checking Indexes

rajalokan
New Member

Hi

I'm starting with settingup splunk in my local vagrant box. I dounloaded tar ball and uzipped. From inside the directory on running

./splunk start splunkd gives

Checking prerequisites...
Checking mgmt port [9092]: open
Checking configuration... Done.
Checking critical directories... Done
Checking indexes...

This is the part where it hangs and never returns back. Looks like some silly configuration to index only very small of data. Can anyone help?

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marinao_dm
New Member

I have the same problem. Guess you are using a mounted volume for your splunk index/db.

config.vm.synced_folder "splunk", "/opt/splunk"

That does not work. Try Going into Virtualbox settings and use a bigger VM disk, something like /home/splunk. I made it work that way.

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abhayneilam
Contributor

Please let me know the content of "indexes.conf" file listed under "$SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/local" directory and also the first two lines of "inputs.conf" and "props.conf"

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lukejadamec
Super Champion

What OS is the box?

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