Splunk Dev

I don't have permission to open folder of app created in splunk web on Mac

scriptkrewe
New Member

After creating a starter app on Splunk web I am unable to open the folder so I can user VS code to edit the app. Am I missing something?

Labels (1)
0 Karma

nickhills
Ultra Champion

Did you install Splunk with the dmg or tgz file?

If you used the installer (dmg) permissions for the application will be managed for you and apps you create through splunk web will be permissioned appropriately for the user who started splunk (just tested on 8.0.1) and will ensure splunk starts as the correct user (yourself)

If you installed Splunk with the tgz file, you will need to manage your permissions manually, and may need to take additional steps to ensure the permissions on your installation are corerect.

https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/8.0.1/Installation/InstallonMacOS

If you configured Splunk to start as another user (splunk perhaps), applications you add with splunkweb will be owned by that user. You will need appropriate rights (or sudo) to access files/folders you do not own.

If this is a dev/test instance - the dmg installer is far simpler (IMO) and splunk will run as you

If my comment helps, please give it a thumbs up!
0 Karma
Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

Adoption of RUM and APM at Splunk

    Unleash the power of Splunk Observability   Watch Now In this can't miss Tech Talk! The Splunk Growth ...

March Community Office Hours Security Series Uncovered!

Hello Splunk Community! In March, Splunk Community Office Hours spotlighted our fabulous Splunk Threat ...

Stay Connected: Your Guide to April Tech Talks, Office Hours, and Webinars!

Take a look below to explore our upcoming Community Office Hours, Tech Talks, and Webinars in April. This post ...