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How to install an indexer and search head?

New Member

Need to install Indexer and search head

Is the installation of an indexer just a full installation or is there a specific way to install ?

how to install a search head from the "splunk-6.1.3-220630-x64-release" downloaded from Splunk ?

Please suggest me on how to proceed

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Re: How to install an indexer and search head?

Motivator

Hello

The installer file is the same. When the configuration applied is what defines how that server is going to behave, as an indexer or as a Search Head

Check the docs about distributed search:

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.0/DistSearch/Whatisdistributedsearch

Regards

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Re: How to install an indexer and search head?

New Member

Hello gfuente,

So the installation is same as we do normally .
Just that we need to edit configuration files?

Regards.

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Re: How to install an indexer and search head?

Motivator

Yes, Config through .conf files or UI is the same.

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Re: How to install an indexer and search head?

What are .conf file need to edit at Search Peer and Search Head.

Please elaborate.

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Re: How to install an indexer and search head?

Explorer

can you explain a bit more regarding
. what kind of configuration will promote a full instance installation of splunk as just an indexer or search head.

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