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What files are under /opt/splunk/var/lib/splunk/master_index/db

rpradeep
Path Finder

Hi,
I want to know the type & what data do the files under directory "/opt/splunk/var/lib/splunk/master_index/db" hold. I see this directory in my installation seems to occupy ~5.2Gb.
Want to clear some old data instead of increasing the FS all the time.
My search indexes are paused due to less space under my installation directory.

Thanks,
Pradeep

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gjanders
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Do you have an index named "master_index"? If so that sounds like the standard hot directory location for an index named master_index

Perhaps refer to create custom indexes or if you want to clear the space Remove indexes and indexed data

The command:

splunk btool indexes list --debug

Would also help confirm if this is the master_index'es location (or you can use the GUI), the documentation above should have more details

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rpradeep
Path Finder

Thanks Garethatiag.
I do have an index named master_index. Disabled it now since I am not using it. Will delete if no issue arises.

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gjanders
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Do you have an index named "master_index"? If so that sounds like the standard hot directory location for an index named master_index

Perhaps refer to create custom indexes or if you want to clear the space Remove indexes and indexed data

The command:

splunk btool indexes list --debug

Would also help confirm if this is the master_index'es location (or you can use the GUI), the documentation above should have more details

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