Deployment Architecture

How to replace a standalone search head

michaelissartel
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Hi,

How can I replace a dead standalone search-head ?

With the pre-saved data I should have used in this migration procedure ? https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/7.3.1/DistSearch/Migratefromstandalonesearchheads

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gcusello
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi michaelissartel,
in your backups, have you the splunk installation folder?
If yes, you can choose and copy all the custom apps and eventual special configuration because they are all in $SPLUNK_HOME\etc folder.
If you can use the same hostname and ip address of the dead machine, you could install the same Splunk version and then replace the full etc folder from the dead machine in the new one and after upgrade Splunk (if needed).

Bye.
Giuseppe

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gcusello
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi michaelissartel,
in your backups, have you the splunk installation folder?
If yes, you can choose and copy all the custom apps and eventual special configuration because they are all in $SPLUNK_HOME\etc folder.
If you can use the same hostname and ip address of the dead machine, you could install the same Splunk version and then replace the full etc folder from the dead machine in the new one and after upgrade Splunk (if needed).

Bye.
Giuseppe

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