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Changing management port in forwarder?

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Hi,

can we change splunk managment port(8089) for one of my forwader in web.conf? We are using default port number for all forwarders, but users of a specific forwarder has requested to change the default port number ?

Will there be any consequencies ,If we change this?

Thanks

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Motivator

You can change the port as required. Only thing is in clustered environment, you must use the updated port whereever required. I.e Enabling search head clustering , or deploying bundle from search head deployer.

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Contributor

You can use any port if you want. If your environment is clustering, this option is not available or you can deploy a exclusive machine for this.

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Builder

There will be no consequences for your forwarder. You can change it using the CLI: splunk set splunkd-port 9089

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