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Using the deployer


Splunk app and configuration updates can be complicated, especially in very large environments. You need to learn how to configure the deployer to best suit the needs of your environment.


You can use the deployer in Splunk Enterprise to distribute app and configuration updates to search head cluster members. The following video shows you:

  • The role of the deployer in synchronizing and distributing apps and configurations to search head cluster members
  • The one-way communication between the deployer and the search head cluster
  • The captain's role in coordinating replication activities among all cluster members
  • The methods that trigger replication
  • The requirements for a deployer and how to configure it
  • How to associate cluster members with the deployer
  • The purpose and content of configuration bundles
  • The push mode options available for the deployer

Next steps

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