As a follow up to previous post on how to install and setup Linux Ubuntu under VMWare, I went ahead and created Azure VM as well. Once Azure VM is set up, the Splunk Cluster setup is identical.
For this instructions I would assume you have already set up Azure Subscription. If not, go ahead and create one month Free account with $200 to spend on Azure services.
Slowly gaining more experience with Splunk and realizing power of this unique app, I ventured into cluster setup for Splunk 6.1 as part of the current initiative for the client I’m working with.
Below is a quick step-by-step instructions set which I compiled mainly for myself as a documentation.