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The following are the spec and example files for pubsub.conf.


   Version 7.3.5

 This file contains possible attributes and values for configuring a client of
 the PubSub system (broker).

 To set custom configurations, place a pubsub.conf in
 For examples, see pubsub.conf.example. You must restart Splunk to enable

 To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see the
 documentation located at


 Use the [default] stanza to define any global settings.
   * You can also define global settings outside of any stanza, at the top of
     the file.
   * Each conf file should have at most one default stanza. If there are
     multiple default stanzas, attributes are combined. In the case of
     multiple definitions of the same attribute, the last definition in the
     file wins.
   * If an attribute is defined at both the global level and in a specific
     stanza, the value in the specific stanza takes precedence.

 Configure the physical location where deploymentServer is running.
 This configuration is used by the clients of the pubsub system.


disabled = <false or true>
* defaults to 'false'

targetUri = <IP:Port>|<hostname:Port>|direct
* specify either the url of a remote server in case the broker is remote, or
  just the keyword "direct" when broker is in-process.
* It is usually a good idea to co-locate the broker and the Deployment Server
  on the same Splunk. In such a configuration, all 
* deployment clients would have targetUri set to deploymentServer:port.

 The following section is only relevant to Splunk developers.

 This "direct" configuration is always available, and cannot be overridden.


disabled = false
targetUri = direct


* It is possible for any Splunk to be a broker. If you have multiple brokers,
  assign a logicalName that is used by the clients to refer to it.

disabled = <false or true>
* defaults to 'false'

targetUri = <IP:Port>|<hostname:Port>|direct
* The Uri of a Splunk that is being used as a broker.
* The keyword "direct" implies that the client is running on the same Splunk
  instance as the broker.


#   Version 7.3.5



Last modified on 17 March, 2020

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 7.3.5

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