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can Master Node and Peer node be on same System?

Can we have Master Node and Peer Node on same one system, and other system just peer node>?

Or in other words can Master node index data?

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Re: master node and Peer node on same server?

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This document is useful?
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.0.2/Indexer/Basicclusterarchitecture

Important: The master cannot do double duty as a peer node or a search head, and it cannot reside on the same machine as a peer node or search head. 

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Re: master node and Peer node on same server?

Strangely enough though, when I set up my test servers with a requirement for 2 search heads, but only actually registered one, it shows TWO search heads, the one I registered, and the master node.

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