Quote Originally Posted by cisaksen View Post
/opt/splunk/bin/splunk is a binary.

I did find the file limit that I was hitting - it was in the systemd service file. But of course that didn't fix the problem. I tried to run the splunk procedures for running it as systemd and it wouldn't even start. Said it needed root privileges even though it was configured to run as the user splunk (we created). splunk.com is trying to figure this out - it's been elevated.
The systemd service file should contain the user to run....

For example, the username is specified;