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Can I email a pdf on demand?

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

The sendemail.py script seems to want to support the sending of pdfs, but I can't trick it into actually delivering one from the command line. I have tried:

sourcetype=syslog startminutesago=5 | sendemail to="foo@example.com" sendpdf=1 sendresults=1 pdfview=1

and various other incantations of the same with no luck. The PDF server works fine with dashboards and saved searches.

Inside of the email that sendemail.py sends is this statement:

An error occurred while generating a PDF of this report: Can't attach PDF - either ssLink or sessionKey unavailable

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

I suspect the the actual pdf generation step is missing here. sendemail's only responsibility is to mail out the pdf.

I do not think the action to fire the pdf generator is exposed to the search language at this time.

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Path Finder
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Explorer

+1, I would be happy to see this feature available too.

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Communicator

This would be a great feature to have. I can't seem to get it working either.

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

I suspect the the actual pdf generation step is missing here. sendemail's only responsibility is to mail out the pdf.

I do not think the action to fire the pdf generator is exposed to the search language at this time.

View solution in original post

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