Managing large scale Splunk environments and Index Clusters can be a daunting task. In this course, Configuring and Administering Splunk Index Clusters, you’ll learn how to configure and administer all the components of a Splunk Indexer Cluster. First you’ll learn about the purpose, important concepts, and architecture of both single-site and multi-site indexer clusters. Next you’ll explore how to setup all the components of an Indexer Cluster. Finally you’ll discover how to monitor and administer an Indexer Cluster using the Splunk Monitoring Console and Command Line Interface. By the end of this course you’ll have all the skills and knowledge needed to successfully configure and administer Splunk Indexer Clusters.
Johan Raeymaeckers is a systems management consultant with over 20 years of experience. He has been involved in various large scale Tivoli, Symantec, Microsoft and Splunk projects mainly in the financial market.
Course Overview Hello, everyone. My name is Johan Raeymaeckers, and welcome to my Pluralsight course on Splunk indexer clustering. Indexer clustering is an important topic since almost every Splunk customer that is processing large amounts of data using Splunk is using indexer clustering in their production environment. Learning how to configure, administer and troubleshoot the Splunk indexer cluster is essential for every Splunk administrator. Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course include understanding indexer clustering. What are the benefits of indexer clustering, and what are the main architectural components of an indexer cluster? Configuring a Splunk indexer cluster. We'll learn about the different ways to set up the indexer clustering core components, and we'll provide all the details about the configuration of the Splunk forward to get the data into our indexer cluster. Managing and administering an indexer cluster. I will show you how to use the cluster master deployment tool to manage indexes, and we'll learn about the cluster's maintenance mode and rolling restart. Monitoring and troubleshooting where we'll introduce you to the indexer cluster master dashboard and the Splunk clustering command line interface. By the end of this course, you will have all the skills needed to set up, administer, and troubleshoot a Splunk indexer cluster. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with the Splunk web interface and the Splunk search processing language. You should also know how to install and configure Splunk. I hope you will join me on this Pluralsight course on Configuring and Administering Splunk Indexer Clusters.