Authorisation error during connection test

Authorisation error during connection test

Problem:

  • Perform connection test from SAP and the following error is shown

Authorisation error during connection test

Description:

  • User account used to access Splunk does not have permission to check whether sourcetype
    exists or not
  • REST API endpoint accessed is
    <url>:8089/services/properties/props/sap_abap

Solution:

  • Add capability rest_properties_get to the user

For further information regarding the capability, goto the following link
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Security/Rolesandcapabilities

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