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.


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.


3. Restart Splunk Enterprise.

Helpful links on f5.com

Attack Type:






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


Configure UDP and TCP inputs for the Splunk Add-on for F5 BIG-IP
Create new templates for the Splunk Add-on for F5 BIG-IP

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

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