Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for F5 BIG-IP

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Troubleshoot the Splunk Add-on for F5 BIG-IP

General troubleshooting

For helpful troubleshooting tips that you can apply to all add-ons, see Troubleshoot add-ons in Splunk Add-ons. For additional resources, see Support and resource links for add-ons in Splunk Add-ons.

"Destination unreachable" errors

Ensure that you have opened port 443 in your firewall to enable F5 BIG-IP to communicate with the iControl API over SSL.

Errors

You can find most of the runtime errors for the Splunk Add-on for F5 BIG-IP in the $SPLUNK_HOME/var/log/splunk/Splunk_TA_f5_bigip_main.log file. You can find other errors in the $SPLUNK_HOME/var/log/splunk/splunkd.log file.

Change the logging level

You can change the logging level for this add-on in the SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_f5-bigip/default/log_info.conf file. The default logging level for the add-on is INFO.

1. Edit the SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_f5-bigip/default/log_info.conf file.

2. Change the logging level, for example to DEBUG.

[Splunk_TA_f5_bigip_main]
level=DEBUG

3. Restart Splunk Enterprise.

Helpful links on f5.com

Attack Type:

https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/products/big-ip_asm/manuals/product/config_guide_asm_10_2_0/asm_attack_sigs.html

https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/products/big-ip_ltm/manuals/product/bigip-external-monitoring-implementations-11-3-0/10.html

https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/products/big-ip_ltm/manuals/product/bigip-external-monitoring-implementations-11-6-0/13.html

Violations:

https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/products/big-ip_psm/manuals/product/psm_config_10_1/psm_apx_violations.html

Configure F5 to send ASM log to Splunk Enterprise via syslog via TCP:

https://devcentral.f5.com/articles/the-big-ip-application-security-manager-part-10-event-logging

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released


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