In the sample cold to frozen script
$SPLUNK_HOME/bin/compressedExport.sh.example, Splunk's tsidx files are gzipped during the freezing process. If this script is used and the bucket needs to be resurrected, can we simply copy the frozen bucket to the
myindex/thaweddb directory or use the splunk resurrect command to bring the data back online? Or do the compressed tsidx files need to be uncompressed first?
The tsidx files must be decompressed for search to work.
The traditional resurrect script was supposed to handle this, but it's in a sad way at the moment. For now, I would suggest simply scripting the decompression of the .tsidx.gz files.
This refers to Splunk prior to 4.2. (Very old)
Splunk 6.4 has just introduced new features to allow searching of "frozen" buckets (aka buckets with out