Monitoring Splunk

Measuring Splunkd Uptime

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Looking for a way to measure splunkd service uptime, and alert on when it's down. Not so much worried about system uptime itself, just want to look at measuring splunkd uptime.

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You can run this search on your most widely peered Search Head (usually your Monitoring Console) and then check the responding peers against a splunk_infrastructure_hosts.csv lookup and then alert if any are not showing:



If your splunk is running on Unix systems, try installing the unix and linux add-on app then enable the script that captures the uptime of the processes. Then create a gentimes search that will alert you when the process is not running since there will be no logs that will indicate the process is down I believe.

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