Getting Data In

how do you configure the searchead so it sends summary index data to a summary index defined on distributed indexers?

Communicator

I want to be able to use the search GUI to create summary index searches, but i want the actual resulting summary index to live on my distributed indexers. how can i accomplish this?

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

All you need to do is configure the search head with an outputs.conf file that sends data to the appropriate target. Usually the same outputs.conf as you use on your other forwarders will work.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

All you need to do is configure the search head with an outputs.conf file that sends data to the appropriate target. Usually the same outputs.conf as you use on your other forwarders will work.

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Path Finder

Will a blanket tcpout forwarding rule send ALL data, or are there special local indexes for a search head?

I'm just concerned that there are a number of indexes created on the search head that are not present on the indexing cluster and I dont want to lose that data.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

no, a server can forward to itself.

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Communicator

Hi , if one of the indexer is also the search head (run summary search), will outputs.conf be in conflict ?

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