Deployment Architecture

How to disable an index on a Cluster Master using REST API

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I'm working with a Splunk cluster which has two slave peers and I need to disable an index on the Cluster Master using the REST API. I've tried the usual endpoint (/servicesNS/nobody/{app}/configs/conf-indexes/{index}) as this doc says ( ), but it doesn't seem to work on the Cluster Master.

Can someone please provide me with the specific REST API endpoint I should use to disable an index on the Cluster Master? I have read the documentation but there is no reference to what I need.

Thank you in advance for your assistance

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One problem is the CM does not manage indexes.  It manages indexers (search peers), buckets, and apps.  To disable an index you need to modify indexes.conf in an app in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/cluster/apps and then apply the cluster bundle.

There is a REST endpoint for applying the bundle (cluster/manager/control/default/apply).  There also is a REST endpoint for installing and updating apps (apps/local), but it can't touch the etc/cluster/apps directory.

If this reply helps you, Karma would be appreciated.
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