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DSP 1.2.1 is impacted by the CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046 security vulnerabilities from Apache Log4j. To fix these vulnerabilities, you must upgrade to DSP 1.2.2-patch02. See Upgrade the Splunk Data Stream Processor from 1.2.1 to 1.2.2-patch02 for upgrade instructions, and Splunk Security Advisory for Apache Log4j (CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046) for more information.
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Interpreting pipeline statuses

The pipeline statuses displayed in the indicate the condition of a pipeline and its components. The pipeline status is an overview of the pipeline state. If you want more information about a particular pipeline, contact Splunk Customer Support for assistance.

Pipeline statuses and what they mean

Use the table to learn more about the different statuses that a pipeline can have and what they mean.

Pipeline status in the UI Description
ACTIVATED The pipeline is activated and should be receiving and sending data. If your pipeline is newly activated and you are not seeing data flow through the pipeline, wait a few minutes and check again.
CREATED The pipeline is not currently activated.
FAILED The pipeline encountered an error and stopped working.
RESTARTING The pipeline encountered an error and is restarting to recover.

If a pipeline has the RESTARTING status, then the continues to retry the pipeline until it succeeds. If a pipeline is stuck in the RESTARTING status, cycling between RESTARTING and other statuses, or has the FAILED status, try the following remediation steps.

  1. Check to see if your functions are configured correctly. Your pipeline can be in a FAILED or RESTARTING state if one of your functions is misconfigured. For example, this issue can occur if an Amazon Kinesis Data Streams source function is misconfigured with the wrong Kinesis topic name.
  2. Check to see if your connection is configured correctly, and you have the right third-party permissions to connect the third-party service to the . See Getting started with DSP data connections in the Connect to Data Sources and Destinations with DSP manual for more information.
  3. Deactivate the pipeline with Skip Savepoint enabled. For instructions on how to enable Skip Savepoint, see Pipeline fails to deactivate with error "Failed to queue pipeline for deactivation". For information about checkpoints and savepoints, see Using activation checkpoints to activate your pipeline.

If the pipeline is still stuck with the RESTARTING or FAILED status, contact Splunk Customer Support for assistance.

Last modified on 30 November, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Data Stream Processor: 1.2.0, 1.2.1-patch02, 1.2.1, 1.2.2-patch02


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