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Why am I getting error "lookup table 'dropdownsLookup' does not exist. It is referenced by configuration"?

JakeConcur
Engager

Incident:
ERROR LookupOperator - The lookup table 'dropdownsLookup' does not exist. It is referenced by configuration ...

...where configurations belongs to learned app.

How to solve it, please? How to create dropdownsLookup?

Thanks

rlacher1
Explorer

As @jeremiahc4 and @srioux mentioned in the comments, fixing the app scoping addressed a similar problem I had where I was receiving an ERROR LookupOperator - The lookup table... error.

Go to Settings > Lookups > Automatic Lookups and ensure that the Sharing for your automatic lookup is set to App, not Global. Prior to this I had noticed that the lookup didn't exist in my app's local.meta file either, and after I set the permissions from Global to App it appeared correctly.

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srioux
Communicator

App scoping could be a problem. If the auto-lookups exist in one app & shared Globally, where the lookup definition isn't, could cause some problems.

jeremiahc4
Builder

Did you add an automatic lookup called "dropdownsLookup" in a different app? Apparently even though you add a lookup in an app, other apps can see it if you define it by a common sourcetype. At least that is my experience at the moment. I asked a similar question recently.

http://answers.splunk.com/answers/148810/why-other-apps-are-calling-a-lookup-that-is-not-globally-sh...

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