Splunk Enterprise

Does Splunk need a restart after a change to log.cfg?

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Currently, we have this in /opt/splunkforwarder/etc/log.cfg:


I want to change the logging location to /var/log and wondering if it can be done by doing this:


If so, Does splunk need to be restarted after this change to log.cfg?

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For any manual change in configs, splunk needs a restart

Ref : http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.0/Troubleshooting/Enabledebuglogging

Happy Splunking!
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