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Does splunk currently support object based storage for indexes?

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Does splunk currently support object based storage for indexes?

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Not at the moment, at least, not without something to abstract a hierarchical filesystem in front of it.
Most object filesystems will fail Splunk's file locktest.

You can use things like amazon S3 for storage of frozen/archived splunk data, but not for the live indexes.

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.0/Installation/Systemrequirements#Supported_file_sys...

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