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How to create a bunch of tags in a search head cluster

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I am admin in Splunk 6.6.2 clustered environment. I create 10 tags through the GUI. In my SHC, the 10 tags get distributed to the other search heads. Next, I want to edit tags.conf with my UNIX text editor and create about 90 more tags. What actions need to take place after I save tags.conf in order to propagate the additional tags to the other search heads under the admin account? A rolling restart did not produce the desired affect. Thank you.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

In a SHC environment, editing config files from the CLI isnt supported, e.g., changes wont get replicated. You need to either create an app and push it via the deployer, or edit via the GUI.

Another way that's technically not supported, but works.. Edit the config files on the SHC's captain, and then perform a rolling restart on the SHC. This should pickup the changes and replicate them....

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

In a SHC environment, editing config files from the CLI isnt supported, e.g., changes wont get replicated. You need to either create an app and push it via the deployer, or edit via the GUI.

Another way that's technically not supported, but works.. Edit the config files on the SHC's captain, and then perform a rolling restart on the SHC. This should pickup the changes and replicate them....

View solution in original post

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