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Solaris *nix Splunkd high load average


Using the Splunk App for *nix on Solair. splunkd has a very high load average. In 15 seconds it did an lstat of 6659 files. Not sure why so many files are being monitored.

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problem solved:

modify: $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/unix/local/inputs.conf
disabled = 1

Splunk app for *NIX was spending all its time stating files in /home. (30% CPU) removing /home from monitor solved the problem.

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