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Storing Cold Database on NAS

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Having trouble finding an answer for this one but is it possible to change just the cold database location to a NAS for a Windows deployment?

The System Requirements page states that we shouldn't use mapped drives "Do not index data to a mapped network drive on Windows (for example "Y:\" mapped to an external share.) Splunk Enterprise disables any index it encounters with a non-physical drive letter."

If that's the case should Volume stanza the indexes.conf use the UNC path like the following?

 

[volume:NAS]
path = \\NAS01\

[main]
homePath = $SPLUNK_DB\defaultdb\db
coldPath = volume:NAS\Database\coldDb

 

 

Any help would be much appreciated

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