Getting Data In

How to forward data from one Splunk indexer to another indexer?

gekoner
Communicator

I have created an outputs.conf on my Indexer. With the following stanza.

[output]
defaultGroup = indexerB

[indexAndForward]
index=true
selectiveIndexing=false

[tcpout:indexerB]
server = 192.168.1.2:9997

This is not having the intended results. I'm expecting all data being sent that particular Splunk Indexer to be forwarded to indexerB on dst port tcp/9997.
This is the only output we see;
--splunk-cooked-mode-v3--
server01234 8089 @ _s2s_capabilities ack=0;compression=0 _raw --splunk-cooked-mode-v3-- server01234

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gkanapathy
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Your input port on the receiver needs to be defined as "splunktcp" not "tcp".

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