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Scripted Input failing, runs fine when run manually



I have a scriped input that is throwing an error:

ERROR ExecProcessor - message from ""MyScript.bat"" python: can't open file 'MyScript.py': [Errno 2] No such file or directory

However, when I log into that server, run the batch file from the command line, it runs just fine. The batch file looks like this:

@echo off "PATH_TO_SPLUNK.EXE\splunk.exe" cmd python MyScript.py

This runs in the etc/apps/myscriptapp/bin

Does anyone know whey the batch file would run just fine when executed from the cmd line and not from within Splunk?

Thanks for any help.


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I ended up putting the whole path in the MyScript.py section instead of the relative path.

@echo off "PATH_TO_SPLUNK.EXE\splunk.exe" cmd python "PATH_TO_SCRIPT\MyScript.py"

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Splunk Employee

splunk cmd has special behavior for running executables, (it looks in a particular directory) but python doesn't. Python myscript.py will look in the current directory, wherever that is. I recommend using the environment. For a batch file, %SPLUNK_HOME%\etc\apps\myapp\bin\foo.py

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Doh! I've had that happen too..

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Is $SPLUNK_HOME/var/log/splunk/splunkd.log reporting any errors when it runs?

I think the script needs to be under $SPLUNK_HOME/bin/scripts..


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