Getting Data In

How do I configure an on-prem intermediate heavy forwarder to connect to an indexer in our own AWS Cloud environment?

DazzedNConfused
New Member

I want to build an indexer, search head, and deployment server on our own (not Splunk's ) AWS VPC. The overall question is, how do I configure an On-Prem Intermediate Forwarder (HWF) to connect to the Cloud version of the indexer? Just looking for a general answer, I don't know what our Cloud service offering provides (VPN, SSL etc etc).

0 Karma

esix_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

You would need to configure the AWS instance with an elastic IP (global IP) and allow the required TCP ports through. From there, configure your forwarder to point that indexer from your on-premise HWF.

0 Karma
.conf21 CFS Extended through 5/20!

Don't miss your chance
to share your Splunk
wisdom in-person or
virtually at .conf21!

Call for Speakers has
been extended through
Thursday, 5/20!