In today’s article about Splunk monitoring we want to monitor the Splunk license usage. You want to keep an eye on the license usage, as 5 warnings of the daily indexing volume using the enterprise license or 3 warnings using the free license will cause a license violation. Read more →
There are a few things you want to monitor in a production Splunk environment. I’m planning to release a few articles about basic Splunk monitoring. I’m checking our environment using Nagios, but the scripts should also work without any major adjustments for other monitoring solutions like Microsoft SCOM, Zappix or Openview as they all work in the same way.
If you use Forwarder Management (also known as Deployment Server) to configure your infrastructure, you really want to make sure your Clients/Forwarders are up-and-running. In the Splunk Webpage you have a page for this within Settings->Forwarder Management: Read more →
Today, after upgrading to Splunk 6.1 I realized, that some GeoIP data in dashboards was missing. By using the lookup search command to get the country from an IP address like :
| stats count | eval ip=”126.96.36.199″ | lookup geoip clientip as ip
I got an error message, which showed that the lookup was somehow not working. Read more →
Version 5.7.1 of vCenter Operations has a problem displaying Data in Dashboards if you install the standalone Analytics Server with non english language settings. Read more →