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