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indexer discovery - Why is Heavy forwarder clear text password not being encrypted?

kumaranv
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In indexer discovery method, Heavy forwarder clear text password not being encrypted after restart. Please help

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kumaranv
Path Finder

In HF, it should be 

master_uri = https://192.168.1.180:8089

instead of manager_uri. I followed the https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/9.0.3/Indexer/indexerdiscovery

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It works now. Thanks

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splunkoptimus
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I experienced the same error and I had to change manager_uri to master_uri in outputs.conf of the my HF

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scelikok
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi @kumaranv,

Could you please show us your Heavy Forwarder outputs.conf setting (pass4SymmKey masked) ? Maybe there is something wrong with the settings.

 

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kumaranv
Path Finder

It is in home practice

in $Splunk/etc/system/local/outputs.conf

[indexer_discovery:idxpeers]
pass4SymmKey = admin1234
manager_uri = https://192.168.1.180:8089

[tcpout:idxdis]
indexerDiscovery = idxpeers

[tcpout]
defaultGroup = idxdis
indexAndForward = 0

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kumaranv
Path Finder

in Master Node:
in .../etc/system/local/server.conf

[indexer_discovery]
pass4SymmKey = $7$1k1xTHTMxuk2ekDYjDOt9oIONOK3MHxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx=

pass4SymmKey was set to admin1234 and after restart i t got encripted

I hope it should happen to HF pass4SymmKey also

Thanks

 

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kumaranv
Path Finder

In HF, it should be 

master_uri = https://192.168.1.180:8089

instead of manager_uri. I followed the https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/9.0.3/Indexer/indexerdiscovery

kumaranv_0-1673277885909.png

It works now. Thanks

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kumaranv
Path Finder

I used the command 
./splunk btool check

to identify error in stanzas in conf

 

 

 

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gcusello
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi @kumaranv,

restart by console viewing eventual error messages, check again and if it's still present open immediately a case P1 to Splunk Support.

Ciao.

Giuseppe

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