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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

  • FreeBSD 9.x x86_64: Universal Forwarder support is deprecated and might be removed entirely in a future release.
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 x86_64: Universal Forwarder support is deprecated and might be removed entirely in a future release.
  • PowerLinux, kernel version 2.6 and later (Big Endian) Universal Forwarder support is deprecated and might be removed entirely in a future release.

Removed platforms

  • Windows 8 x86_64: Enterprise and Free/Trial support is removed. Universal Forwarder support is deprecated and might be removed entirely in a future release.
  • Windows 8 x86_32: All support (Enterprise, Free/Trial, and Universal Forwarder) is removed.
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 x86_64: Enterprise and Free/Trial support is removed. Universal Forwarder support is deprecated and might be removed entirely in a future release.
  • Solaris 10 x86-64: Enterprise and Free/Trial support is removed. Universal Forwarder packages remain generally available.
  • Solaris 11 x86-64: Enterprise and Free/Trial support is removed. Universal Forwarder packages remain generally available.
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 x86-32: Universal Forwarder support is removed.
  • Mac OS X 10.10: All support (Enterprise, Free/Trial, and Universal Forwarder) is removed.
  • AIX 6.1: Universal Forwarder support is removed.
  • HP-UX 11i v3: Universal Forwarder support is 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 7.0:

Deprecated features

No new features are deprecated in this release.

Removed features

The crawl command has been removed.

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 7.0.0, 7.0.1


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