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Troubleshooting Splunk

mjlsnombrado
Communicator

Hi everyone

Can I ask for useful troubleshooting commands for example restart of services, licenses check, etc ?

Thanks in advance 🙂

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vijithv
Explorer

Hi, the basic commands that help to start off splunk are,

splunk help - display usage summary

splunk help display the details of a specific object

splunk [start | stop | restart] - Start, stop and restart splunk
splunk start --accept-license - automatically accept the license without prompt
splunk status -display the splunk process status
splunk show splunkd-port - show the port that the splunkd listens on
splunk show web-port - show the port that splunk web listens on
splunk show servername - show the servername of this instance
splunk show default-hostname - show the default host name used for all data inputs

and this below link have the reference to CLI commands for troubleshooting
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/7.0.3/Troubleshooting/CommandlinetoolsforusewithSupport

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vijithv
Explorer

Hi, the basic commands that help to start off splunk are,

splunk help - display usage summary

splunk help display the details of a specific object

splunk [start | stop | restart] - Start, stop and restart splunk
splunk start --accept-license - automatically accept the license without prompt
splunk status -display the splunk process status
splunk show splunkd-port - show the port that the splunkd listens on
splunk show web-port - show the port that splunk web listens on
splunk show servername - show the servername of this instance
splunk show default-hostname - show the default host name used for all data inputs

and this below link have the reference to CLI commands for troubleshooting
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/7.0.3/Troubleshooting/CommandlinetoolsforusewithSupport

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mjlsnombrado
Communicator

Thanks for the help 🙂

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deepashri_123
Motivator

Hey@mjlsnombrado,

You can use btool command to check configuration files that are being used.
You can refer these documents for further reference:
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/7.0.3/Troubleshooting/Usebtooltotroubleshootconfiguratio...
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/7.0.3/Troubleshooting/IntrototroubleshootingSplunk
Let me know if this helps!!

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mjlsnombrado
Communicator

It helps thanks 🙂

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