You need to create an account with delete rights, Data summary, select data type, in search then select all time and in search bar where is "somedatabasetype=somesource" you need to type after that "| delete" as in: "somedatabasetype=somesource | delete" and search. And after that you have deleted it.
The data summary is summarizing all of the distinct host, source, and sourcetype values in the currently searchable data in Splunk. It is dynamically picking up new values for those metadata fields as data comes in.
As soon as you start indexing data with your host (with metadata field host=yourServerName), it would show up automatically.
Yes, but what is THE process to do just that?
In Search and Reporting, Data Summary i have had under Hosts, 2 hosts. One of which i have deleted it.
And questions was: How do i EXACTLY do just that? How EXACTLY do i add an HOST under there?
Step by step procedure please.
Have a nice day.
Also, to delete index you have to go: Settings -> Data -> Indexes and there you can manage your indexes.
For data inpots you have to go to Settings -> Data Inputs -> Files & Directories.
I've got my answer!
The answer is: If you index a new data type/source/host, you must index it in default index. You cannot create new index.
Now i have new question: why if i choose to create new index, my host/sourcetype/source is not appearing under data summary?
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