KB 012 – Authorization error during connection test

Problem:

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

KB 012 - Authorization error during connection test 1

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: