Splunk Stream

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Distributed deployment installation and configuration overview

A distributed deployment for Splunk Stream includes the following components. For installation steps, see Install Splunk Stream in a distributed deployment

Component Usage
search heads splunk_app_stream and Splunk_TA_stream_wire_data are required on search heads.
indexers Splunk_TA_stream_wire_data is required on all indexers for searching and parsing.
universal forwarders Splunk_TA_stream is required on universal forwarders at the location(s) where you want to capture network data. For more information, see Network collection architectures in this manual.
heavy forwarders
  • Install Splunk_TA_stream where you want to capture network data.
  • Install Splunk_TA_stream_wire_data on your heavy forwarder wherever that index performs pipeline processing.
deployment server Use the Splunk deployment server to distribute Splunk_TA_stream to universal forwarders across a distributed deployment. When you upgrade to a new version of Splunk Stream, if the deployment server detects a new version of Splunk_TA_stream then all universal forwarders subscribed as deployment clients will pull and install the new version. For more information, see
Last modified on 03 March, 2022
Distributed deployment installation and configuration requirements
Install Splunk Stream in a distributed deployment

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk Stream: 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.1.0, 8.1.1

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