I am planning to upgrade Splunk Enterprise from version 7.3.3 to latest available version in Linux servers . Basically , its a distributed environment with multi-site Splunk Indexer cluster, search head cluster with a cluster master, deployment server, , and deployer.
Someone, please show me the exact path for these upgrade procedure. Please reply for the following.
1. How to upgrade multi-site indexer cluster?
2. how to upgrade search head cluster and cluster master?
3. How to upgrade deployment server?
4. How to upgrade deployer?
5. what are the backup procedures and measures to be taken while upgrading?
6. What are the best practices to be followed while upgrading?
7. What is the order of upgrade?
8. What are the common issues faced while upgrading the license master, indexer, search head and all?
Grab some energy and please help me in answering these questions.