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Why does the Splunk Web Search app on our search head only display "waiting for data" and nothing can be searched?

sapact
New Member

Why does the Splunk Web Search app on our search head only display "waiting for data" and nothing can be searched?

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chimell
Motivator

Hi sapact
You must upload the data . And use them to create your report , dashboard and other knowledges objects .
Note that by default , splunk has certains dashboard .

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sapact
New Member

Hi chimell,

Thanks for replying. We are using Linux for Splunk with one search head and two indexer servers.

On the search head, we have already defined the defaults indexes ( srchIndexesDefault = abc, abd .... etc. ) for searching events.

When we click on "Search & Reporting app" it has to list the events indexed by referring the default indexes which we defined, but in my case, it only displays "waiting for data" and cannot search any data from the search head.
Also I have noticed on search head navigating : Activity-->accesscontrol-->Roles--> Indexes searched by default: (there there are no indexes listed here)

workaround : I have just restarted the splunk service in search head server and I am able to view the events and also indexes are listing in "Indexes searched by default".

This problem is occurring frequently, hence expecting for permanently solution.

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juvetm
Communicator

hi sapact
i have something for you i think it may help you i have a documentation that i want you to read i belief this may help you read on Get Window Data it will help you solve your problem
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.2/Data/Usingapps
thanks

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sapact
New Member

After restarting the splunk service, I can view the log events from searchweb. The same issue repeats after some days.

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