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DBALite Oracle Database Performance Summary: Why is the unix_metrics index not being created by the Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux?


Forthe DBAlite Oracle Database Performance Summary app, host related information like CPU and Memory comes from the Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux.
But as per the documentation, the "unix_metrics" index is not getting created. It only creates the os index.

Please clarify

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Honestly, creating indexes on your behalf is not good practice, and it won't continue forever. Index configurations have huge impact on performance, security, and data retention; it's really best not to trust an out-of-the-box default.

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