Splunk® Enterprise

Monitoring Splunk Enterprise

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Return the DMC to default settings

To return an instance's Distributed Management Console to the default (original) settings, use the following procedure:

1. Delete the $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/splunk_management_console/local directory.

2. Delete the $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/splunk_management_console/lookups directory.

3. In $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/local/distsearch.conf, delete any stanzas that reference distributed search groups created by the DMC. The names of these groups are usually prefaced with dmc_group_*.

The following is an example of how these stanzas usually appear in distsearch.conf:

servers = localhost:localhost



servers = localhost:localhost,undiag02.sv.splunk.com:8089

servers = localhost:localhost

servers = undiag02.sv.splunk.com:8089

default = true
servers =,,,

4. Once you have deleted all stanzas, save your changes.

5. Restart Splunk Enterprise.

Last modified on 10 March, 2016
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.3.0, 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.4, 6.3.5, 6.3.6, 6.3.7, 6.3.8, 6.3.9, 6.3.10, 6.3.11, 6.3.12, 6.3.13, 6.3.14

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