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How can I ensure a high availability on Splunk servers using VMware (2 ESXI Servers)?

sdaghfous
Explorer

I installed Spunk Enterprise on a VM "Win Server 2012" on ESXI server.

How can I ensure a high availability on Splunk servers using VMware (2 ESXI Servers) ?

Thank you,

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nkwong_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Splunk Enterprise provides the ability to create indexer clusters with index replication to achieve high availability and fault tolerance.

Splunk Enterprise Index Cluster Overview
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.3.2/Indexer/Aboutclusters

Splunk Enterprise Index Cluster Architecture
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.3.2/Indexer/Basicclusterarchitecture

Splunk Enterprise Indexer Cluster Deployment Overview
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.3.2/Indexer/Clusterdeploymentoverview

Also, here are system requirements/recommendations for both physical and virtual hardware to run Splunk Enterprise.
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.3.2/Installation/Systemrequirements#Splunk_Enterprise_...

Here is a Splunk tech brief that provides additional details on deploying Splunk Enterprise in a virtual environment.
https://www.splunk.com/content/dam/splunk2/pdfs/technical-briefs/splunk-deploying-vmware-tech-brief....

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