_thefishbucket empty


Hi. We are migrating our Splunk instance to a new server. We do not want it to re-index a directory that we have as a monitor. It was recommended that I copy over our fishbucket.

I'm looking in /opt/splunk/var/lib/splunk and I see _thefishbucket.dat, but it's empty.

How can I prevent a re-index if my fishbucket is empty?


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There should be a directory fishbucket, it's not the .dat file.

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@Branden, are you looking at the _thefishbucket on the forwarder?

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