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Can you migrate my Splunk setup from RHEL to Amazon Linux on AWS?

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I want to migrate my Splunk setup from RHEL to Amazon linux on AWS.

I want to migrate my on going Splunk setup from RHEL 6.0 machine on AWS cloud to other AWS Amazon2 linux instance .

I am facing an issue of web not starting . Please help ?

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RHEL 6 to Amazon Linux 2 .. Splunk version is 6.5.0

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Hello @sshingote, Can you be a little more specific?
Can you post the console output and the contents of var/log/splunk/splunkd.log?
That would make it easier for us to help.

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Hello Whrg ,

Console output of what exactly ? .

I used the following steps for splunk migration:-
1) rsync splunk directory from RHEL6 to Amazon linux2 machine
2) On new machine Amazon linux machine I downloaded Splunk 6.5.0 version and extracted on top of that
3) when started the splunk it gives me following error

pendingBucketUpdates=0 . Reason='Refreshing manifest at start-up.'
12-14-2018 09:11:19.805 +0000 ERROR DatabaseDirectoryManager - idx=awstopologyhistory bid=awstopologyhistory~1786~A6CBF16E-D65D-4B79-835E-30030370D96A bucket=db154476958315447695831786 Detected directory manually copied into its database, causing id conflicts [path1='/splunkdata/splunkindexer/splunk/var/lib/splunk/awstopologyhistory/db/hotv11786' path2='/splunkdata/splunkindexer/splunk/var/lib/splunk/awstopologyhistory/db/db154476958315447695831786'].
12-14-2018 09:11:19.805 +0000 ERROR IndexerService - Error intializing IndexerService: idx=awstopologyhistory

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Yes .. I renamed the buckets which were mentioned in the error log .still facing the issue . dont know why

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