Splunk® Enterprise

Managing Indexers and Clusters of Indexers

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Use the monitoring console to view indexing performance

You can use the monitoring console to monitor most aspects of your deployment. This topic discusses the console dashboards that provide insight into indexing performance.

The primary documentation for the monitoring console is located in Monitoring Splunk Enterprise.

There are two performance dashboards under the Indexing menu:

  • Indexing Performance: Instance
  • Indexing Performance: Deployment

As their names suggest, they provide similar information, scoped either to a single instance or to the entire deployment.

The performance dashboards provide a wide variety of information on indexing processes, such as:

  • Indexing rate
  • Queue fill ratios
  • CPU information for various parts of the data pipeline

View the dashboards themselves for more information. In addition, see Indexing performance dashboards in Monitoring Splunk Enterprise.

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.1612 (Splunk Cloud only), 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.5, 6.5.6, 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9, 6.6.0, 6.6.1, 6.6.2, 6.6.3, 6.6.4, 6.6.5, 6.6.6, 6.6.7, 6.6.8, 6.6.9, 6.6.10, 6.6.11, 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6, 7.0.7, 7.0.8, 7.1.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.1.4, 7.2.0, 7.2.1


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