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Steps to remove a cluster member permanently

a212830
Champion

Hi,

What are the required steps to permanently remove a member from a cluster?

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dflodstrom
Builder

To remove an indexer from your cluster permanently use:

splunk offline --enforce-counts

You can watch the progress on the indexer clustering dashboard.

See this answer: http://answers.splunk.com/answers/104575/remove-peer-from-cluster-then-re-add.html

The Splunk Doc: http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.3/Indexer/Takeapeeroffline

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dflodstrom
Builder

To remove an indexer from your cluster permanently use:

splunk offline --enforce-counts

You can watch the progress on the indexer clustering dashboard.

See this answer: http://answers.splunk.com/answers/104575/remove-peer-from-cluster-then-re-add.html

The Splunk Doc: http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.3/Indexer/Takeapeeroffline

acharlieh
Influencer

You may want to clarify, an indexer cluster (single site / multi-site) or a search head cluster?

a212830
Champion

Sorry - single-site indexer cluster.

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