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Splunk Forwarder port 9997 through firewall - bi-directional???

wbcattell
Explorer

I need to submit firewall rules for our Splunk (Linux) Forwarders to connect to port 9997 on the indexers. Does this link need to be bi-directional?

Thanks,

Bill

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Ayn
Legend

No, it does not. You only need to allow traffic from the forwarders to the indexers (as long as your firewall is stateful that is).

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Ayn
Legend

No, it does not. You only need to allow traffic from the forwarders to the indexers (as long as your firewall is stateful that is).

Ayn
Legend

No problem. Please mark my answer as accepted if it solved your problem. Thanks!

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wbcattell
Explorer

Thanks. That's what I needed to know.

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