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How to initialize a search head captain using a configuration file?

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Hi all,

is there a way to initialize a search head captain using conf file?? as we can use CLI command to initialize one of the node as captain. i was wondering that can we do it using conf file?? if so where and what should i specify to bring the captain??

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Re: How to initialize a search head captain using a configuration file?

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Splunk Employee

No, it's not possible (at this time)
The way it's done, the bootstrapping process need all the search head to be there to initialize the cluster correctly.

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