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Distributed Search

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Licenses for distributed search

Each search peer in a distributed search deployment must have access to a license pool.

Search heads performing no indexing or only summary indexing can use the forwarder license. If the search head performs any other type of indexing, it must have access to a license pool.

See "Licenses for search heads" in the Installation manual for a detailed discussion of licensing issues.

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Version compatibility

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6, 6.0.7, 6.0.8, 6.0.9, 6.0.10, 6.0.11, 6.0.12, 6.0.13, 6.0.14, 6.0.15, 6.1, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.5, 6.1.6, 6.1.7, 6.1.8, 6.1.9, 6.1.10, 6.1.11, 6.1.12, 6.1.13, 6.1.14


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