I'm running Splunk version 6.5.3 and is looking to change my Splunk web URL to from http://:8000 to http://:8000/splunk, so I modify the web.conf file under /etc/system/local and added root_endpoint to settings stanza:
root_endpoint = /splunk
However after restarting Splunk service, my browser will redirect http://:8000/splunk to http://:8000/en-US/splunk/en-US. When I checked the splunkd_ui_access.log, it seems like there is a number of redirection of my http request.
With a dedicated Webservice Loadbalancing and SSL Encryption Infrastructure I need to put an empty .html probe to a specific folder (i.e. /lbprobe/lbtest.html).
By adding to the local web.conf "testing" section, I managed to provide the file for a moment:
Putting an empty file with the name "lbtest.html" to folder ./share/splunk/lbprobe/lbtest.html will make the folder and the file accessible with a browser client, as the browser will do the 303-redirection to a subfolder (i.e. /en-US/ or /de-DE/).
Trying to access via telnet or the proxied URL will return in a failure due to the 303 (moved temporary) failure.