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Force Reload of Files

andrewkenth
Communicator

I am interested in reloading some files into Splunk however Splunk is (rightfully) ignoring the files as they havee already been loaded. Is there a way to force Splunk to reload these files?

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gfuente
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You need to clean the fishbucket (you can find how to do it here at splunk answers) or modify the header of the file, to make splunk think is a new one not indexed yet.

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gfuente
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You need to clean the fishbucket (you can find how to do it here at splunk answers) or modify the header of the file, to make splunk think is a new one not indexed yet.

Regards

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andrewkenth
Communicator

I was able to do this by using the following commands:

splunk stop
splunk clean eventdata _fishbucket -index
splunk clean eventdata -index

Then I restart Splunk and moved the files I wanted to reload into monitored directories.

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