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Splunk Issue

daniel333
Builder

Good morning,

Still VERY new to Splunk here. But I had a issue I was looking for input on where to start with troubleshooting.

Our company has an index splunk service die somepoint yesterday. I started it again with ./splunk start and it went into a fsck mode and was doing that for roughly an hour then worked. This mornming A different indexer has the same issue.

Any idea what could be happening? Where I would start troubleshooting something like that?

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gkanapathy
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Well, I guess I would check for a crash log and see if there was any unusual activity (CPU, disk, memory) according to any data you gathered, as well as the splunk internal logs files. Those are in $SPLUNK_HOME/var/log/splunk, but also indexed into the _internal index.