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Is it possible to use an indexer's IP address for output on universal forwarder, but display the host name on the indexer?

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Is there a way to use the IP address of the indexer on the universal forwarder but have the name of the host displayed on the indexer ??

Here is my configuration :

defaultGroup = indexer-group

maxQueueSize = auto
server =


Meaning that on my index it would show "prod-log-server" (the hostname) instead of

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The indexer address used in outputs.conf is unrelated to any hosts set in inputs.conf (or overridden in transforms.conf... so yes, there is a way - nothing's in your way in fact.