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What are some best practices to migrate Splunk from prim to Azure Cloud?

vksplunk1
Explorer

Hi ,

We are planning to  migrate Splunk from prim to Azure Cloud . The on prim is a distributed environment with 1 SH/DS, 1 IDX, 2 HFs & 2 UFs.

We are thinking of leaving HFs and UFs on prim and move SH & IDX to Azure cloud(only to use Azure Cloud VMs).  Any issues with this approach Vs moving all splunk components to Azure Could.

 

Thank you in advance for your su

 

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diogofgm
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

There are no issues with either approaches. Depending on what data you are indexing you would probably need to have UFs/HFs on-prem to collect and forward data to you azure instances. Either way, since you are moving splunk to a new platform I would suggest you to take a look at Splunk's validated architectures for the best architecture that fists your org needs. With just 1 indexer you run the risk of having downtime on search and indexing in case of maintenance. 
https://www.splunk.com/pdfs/technical-briefs/splunk-validated-architectures.pdf

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