Deployment Architecture

Deployment server: How to exclude content from app updates to deployment clients?

quaestorit
New Member

First of all, sorry for my english.
When Splunk deployment server (6.1.4 version) updates apps on deployment clients also update excluded files. I've defined excluding in serverclass.conf app stanza:

[serverClass:Linux:app:Splunk_TA_nix]
restartSplunkWeb = 0
restartSplunkd = 0
stateOnClient = enabled
excludeFromUpdate = $app_root$/local

If I added it to global section, also not working (also rewrite local directory,). Please help.

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schose
Contributor

nope, found the issue. excludeFromUpdate only seems to work with 6.2 or higher clients. I thought this could be implemented on FW Management serverside.

djfangv
Engager

I've implemented this and your syntax looks correct. It does look like your version is incompatible.

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lmyrefelt
Builder

I don't think $app_root$ is a valid variable ... however you can define it inside your $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/splunk-launch.conf ;

Se here for more details;
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.1/Admin/Splunk-launchconf

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esix_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.1/admin/Serverclassconf

I havent tested this, but $app_root$ should be substituted for the app name and trailed with the '/'

[serverClass:Linux:app:Splunk_TA_nix]
...
excludeFromUpdate = Splunk_TA_nix/local/
...

Try that and see if you receive any errors.

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quaestorit
New Member

Thanks for your anwser, but still not working (override the local directory). There isnt relevant information in log files.

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