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How to configure path to log files present in remote servers?

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Hi All,

I recently installed splunk to analyze the logs.
These logs were recorded in remote server.
I want configure the path to these log files present in log servers.

Can anyone help me on this issue.

Thanks
Vittal Kumar

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Re: How to configure path to log files present in remote servers?

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You should probably install a Splunk Universal Forwarder (i.e. an agent) on the remote host, and configure it to send its data to the Splunk indexer.

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.1.2/Forwarding/Aboutforwardingandreceivingdata

Then you need to configure the Forwarder to monitor the files you want to index in Splunk.

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.1.2/Data/WhatSplunkcanmonitor

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.1.2/Data/FilesDirsremote

The Splunk Universal Forwarder can be downloaded from the Download section at splunk.com. It does not cost anything.

http://www.splunk.com/download/universalforwarder

Hope this helps,

/K