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SuSE Linux search error

NOTE - Splunk version 4.x reached its End of Life on October 1, 2013. Please see the migration information.

SuSE Linux search error

Users running Splunk on a SuSE server may see the error message:

Unable to get a properly formatted response from the server; canceling the current search

when executing a search. Alternatively, the dashboard just won't display properly.

To resolve this issue, edit the /etc/mime.types file. Delete (or comment out) these two lines:

text/x-xsl xsl
text/x-xslt xslt xsl

Also change this line:

text/xml xml

to:

text/xml xml xsl

With these changes in place, restart Splunk and clear your browser cache.

Note: If you are using a proxy, you will need to flush that as well.

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk: 4.2.3 , 4.2.4 , 4.2.5 , 4.3 , 4.3.1 , 4.3.2 , 4.3.3 , 4.3.4 , 4.3.5 , 4.3.6 , 4.3.7 , 5.0 , 5.0.1 , 5.0.2 , 5.0.3 , 5.0.4 , 5.0.5 , 5.0.6 , 5.0.7 , 5.0.8 , 5.0.9 , 5.0.10 , 5.0.11 , 6.0 , 6.0.1 , 6.0.2 , 6.0.3 , 6.0.4 , 6.0.5 , 6.0.6 , 6.0.7 , 6.1 , 6.1.1 , 6.1.2 , 6.1.3 , 6.1.4 , 6.1.5 , 6.2.0 View the Article History for its revisions.


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