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Move the Splunk from one server to another server

Communicator

What is the steps to move the Splunk, including the search and indexes from serverA to serverB? thks

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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

http://wiki.splunk.com/Deploy:Migrating_a_Splunk_Install

Basically:

  1. install Splunk on the new system
  2. stop the old Splunk
  3. copy over your Splunk install directory (/opt/splunk)
  4. start Splunk on the new system
  5. Wipe hands on pants.

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Explorer

But what if for the old System i only have the web link to see what does it have like dashboards but i am not able to figure out how to locate data from its back end.

Can you let me know how should i transfer data from one server to another

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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

http://wiki.splunk.com/Deploy:Migrating_a_Splunk_Install

Basically:

  1. install Splunk on the new system
  2. stop the old Splunk
  3. copy over your Splunk install directory (/opt/splunk)
  4. start Splunk on the new system
  5. Wipe hands on pants.

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Explorer

Except not really, at least based on my experience from today. This completely didn't work. I ended up the following: "WARNING: web interface does not seem to be available!" and could not find any kind of useful diagnostic information to troubleshoot the problem.

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Engager

step 6. Profit
step 7. eat cheetoes

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Motivator

+1 for step 5

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