Have you ever started splunk> as the wrong user?
Oh well if you have you know what I mean.
But this is not necessary anymore. There is a helper to avoid messing up forever!
Just configure this helper as described in “Install” and begin using splunk> “worry-free”.
- Never worry about doing splunk> related commands with the correct user!
- No need to switch from user >root< to your splunk user
Checkout that staff @github (splunkhelper)