Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for OSSEC

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Troubleshoot the Splunk Add-on for OSSEC

General troubleshooting

For helpful troubleshooting tips that you can apply to all add-ons, see "Troubleshoot add-ons". You can also access these support and resource links.

Data ingestion problems

Verify that you have configured the input correctly by confirming that:

  • you have configured the correct IP address of the Splunk platform node responsible for data collection in your OSSEC configuration file.
  • the port that you configured in your OSSEC configuration file matches the port you configured in your syslog input configuration.
  • the port that you are using for this input does not conflict with any other inputs.
  • your syslog input is configured to set the source type to ossec.
  • you are searching the correct index. By default, this add-on uses the main index.
Last modified on 23 September, 2016
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