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How to pull performance data from splunk peers

Explorer

I have SOS installed on two splunk indexer boxes (4.3.2). They are independent to each other now. One is a dev and one is a uat. I can look SOS report on each. How can I look at the SOS report on one instance from the remote/peer instance? I know SOS page mentions it can. But How to do it?
Thanks

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

We have SOS installed on a searchhead and on the indexers. I can get info about all indexers/searchheads from the SOS instance on the searchhead. I can connect to an individual indexers and get info on just that indexer.

At some point I would like the see a merged view (so monitor the queues for all indexers from the searchhead).

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

SoS has a dashboard for distributed indexing performance. My apologies, but I'm not really sure what you are looking for.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

As @mwhite_splunk mentions, you should be able to achieve your goal by following the instructions in this Splunk Answer. The jist of it is that you need to install the SoS TA on any instance that you want whose system resource usage you want to monitor (except for the search-head where SoS will be installed) and make sure that the instances that are not indexers are forwarding the events of the sos index back to the indexers.

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Explorer

Thanks for the answers. From the answers, looks like I have to use distributed search? Make one as search head and the other one forward only the performace data to the search head? If I do that, can the non-search-head indexer instance still able to do search?

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