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What is the recommended architecture for a Windows universal forwarder to an indexer cluster?

splunkDude2015
Explorer

What's the recommended best practice to architect a Windows universal forwarder to an indexer cluster? Is it better to forward all the Windows UF data to a VIP or just have them go straight to the indexers?

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sduff_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Splunk has an auto load-balancing capability, http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Forwarding/Configureforwarderswithoutputs.conf

But without knowing all the details of your environment and requirements, this may be the recommended approach.

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