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Splunk Architecture, How do we know we need how many Search Heads and Indexers.

Path Finder

We have like 5 S.H and 7 Indexers, how i know these numbers, some environments have 10 indexers and more SH, how we will know we need that number,

If anyone understood my question and answers me i will be very thankful to you.

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Re: Splunk Architecture, How do we know we need how many Search Heads and Indexers.

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Feel free to play with this tool: https://splunk-sizing.appspot.com/

Besides that, answering your question about your need is not a simple task as it may require a full architecture analysis for the ideal solution

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Re: Splunk Architecture, How do we know we need how many Search Heads and Indexers.

SplunkTrust
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can you kindly elaborate?
how much data do you index every day? how many users do you have? how many concurrent searches? are your indexers clustered? are your search heads clustered?

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Re: Splunk Architecture, How do we know we need how many Search Heads and Indexers.

Path Finder

Thank for your response, here i want to know how we will figure out, how many SH, indexers we required for our environment. PLEASE TRY TO UNDERSTAND I AM VERY NEW TO THIS TOOL.

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Re: Splunk Architecture, How do we know we need how many Search Heads and Indexers.

We have a document that can provide general guidance based on our Reference Hardware:

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