Deployment Architecture

how to deploy search head and indexer

smdasim
Explorer

Hi
how to deploy search head and indexer with detailed steps
regards
smdasim

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Create your server instances (2) and Install Linux.
Install Splunk Enterprise.
Create admin user.
On the one that is to be the Search Head:
1: Configure outputs.conf to send stuff to the Indexer
2: Configure Settings -> Distributed Search -> Search Peers -> Add to be able to search data on the Indexer.

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Create your server instances (2) and Install Linux.
Install Splunk Enterprise.
Create admin user.
On the one that is to be the Search Head:
1: Configure outputs.conf to send stuff to the Indexer
2: Configure Settings -> Distributed Search -> Search Peers -> Add to be able to search data on the Indexer.

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smdasim
Explorer

Hi Wookcock,
thanks for Search Head commands ,what about the indexer setup?
Regards
smdasim

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Everything is an Indexer by default. It should be listening on port 9997 out of the box.

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smdasim
Explorer

Woodcock,
thank you !!
Much appreciated for your inputs !!!

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renjith_nair
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi @smdasim,

You can start from here : http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/7.1.1/Installation/Whatsinthismanual

Based on your environment and deployment model (distributed,cluste,etc) you shall follow the respective links.

Please lets know if you need any further assistance in any of the steps.

Happy Splunking!
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renjith_nair
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi @smdasim, lets know if still have questions

Happy Splunking!
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smdasim
Explorer

Hi renjith.nair,
Can you please give me links for basic setup required for architecture certification lab.
regards
smdasim

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