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Deprecated features

This page lists computing platforms, browsers, and features for which Splunk has deprecated or removed support.

What does "deprecated" mean?

Deprecated features and platforms continue to work and Splunk supports them until support is removed. However, customers should begin to plan now for the future removal of support.

What does "removed" mean?

When Splunk removes support for a feature, browser, or platform, it means that the feature, browser, or platform no longer works with the Splunk platform, and customers must find an alternative.

Platform support

Splunk Enterprise platform support: Supported platforms for Splunk Enterprise will be identified as either Enterprise, Free/Trial, or Universal Forwarder.

  • Enterprise: Full Splunk features and functions.
  • Free/Trial: May be downloaded for demo and free use. May not support all features and functions.
  • Universal Forwarder: Platforms that support the Splunk universal forwarder.

Deprecated platforms

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 x86_64: Enterprise, Free/Trial, and Universal Forwarder support is deprecated and might be removed entirely in a future release.
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 x86-32: Universal Forwarder support is deprecated and might be removed entirely in a future release.
  • AIX 6.1: Universal Forwarder support is deprecated and might be removed entirely in a future release.
  • Solaris 11 x86_64: Enterprise and Free/Trial support is deprecated and might be removed entirely in a future release.
  • Solaris 10 x86_64: Enterprise and Free/Trial support is deprecated and might be removed entirely in a future release.

Removed platforms

  • Windows 7 x86-32 & x86_64: Free/Trial and Universal Forwarder support has been removed.
  • Mac OS X 10.9: Free/Trial and Universal Forwarder support has been removed.
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 x86-32: Enterprise and Free/Trial support has been removed.

File systems removed

None.

Browser support

Browsers deprecated

None.

Browsers removed

None.

Feature support

The following features have been deprecated or removed in Splunk Enterprise version 6.5:

Deprecated features

The element-level refresh interval option <option name="refresh.auto.interval"> is deprecated. This is replaced with more robust refresh controls to set both the interval/delay as well as the display type.

In Web Framework, HeaderView and FooterView are deprecated and replaced with LayoutView.

Removed features

Removed support for the <list> element. This element was deprecated in Splunk Enterprise 6.2.0 and is removed from the product in version 6.5.0. Use of this element in a dashboard now results in a validation error in edit mode, and is improperly renderered in view mode.

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.5, 6.5.6


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