Deployment Architecture

How to sync configurations from master node to peer and search nodes?

dhavamanis
Builder

Can you please tell us, how to sync the sourcetype and indexes from master node to other peers and search nodes.

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ppablo
Retired

Hi @dhavamanis

Have you looked at the following documentation? I think this is what you are looking for:
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.1.1/Indexer/Updatepeerconfigurations

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ppablo
Retired

Hi @dhavamanis

Have you looked at the following documentation? I think this is what you are looking for:
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.1.1/Indexer/Updatepeerconfigurations

ppablo
Retired

1)Test sourcetype and index config files to make sure they work.

2)Move the config files into the configuration bundle under the master-apps/_cluster/local subdirectory on the master node.

3)On the master node dashboard:

-Click Settings in the upper right corner of Splunk Web.

-In the Distributed environment group, click Clustering.

-Click the Edit button on upper right corner of the dashboard and select the Distribute Configuration Bundle option.

-Click the Distribute Configuration Bundle button (NOTE: The distribution may cause a peer restart)

-Click Push Changes to continue.

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dhavamanis
Builder

i am creating sourcetype and index through Splunk web ui. in that case, can you please provide the detailed steps to sync them.

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dhavamanis
Builder

we have enabled cluster setup with the below

  1. cluster master node (1 node)
  2. cluster peer indexing node (3 node)
  3. search head (2 nodes)

In this case, if we create a new index / sourcetype in master cluster nodes, how do we sync the other nodes with the same configuration(cluster peer and cluster search head). or do we need to create the same configuration manually in all nodes.

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Ayn
Legend

What do you mean by "sync the sourcetype"? What do you mean by master node? It seems like you have some terminology that you need to get straight first of all.

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