Splunk® Enterprise

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Determine which version of Splunk Enterprise you're running

In Splunk Web

Click the About link at the bottom left of most pages in Splunk Web to view a JavaScript overlay with the version and build numbers.


At the command line

Use one minus or two minuses; Splunk gets it either way:

> ./splunk --version
Splunk 6.0 (build 181491)


> ./splunk -version
Splunk 6.0 (build 181491)

From the files

You can get the version information from the file $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/splunk.version

> cat $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/splunk.version 

In Splunk Search

Splunk Enterprise indexes the splunk.version file into the _internal index and sends it along to the indexer by forwarders.

Here's a search that shows you how many installs you have of each Splunk Enterprise version:

index=_internal sourcetype=splunk_version | dedup host | top VERSION

Introduction to troubleshooting Splunk Enterprise
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6, 6.0.7, 6.0.8, 6.0.9, 6.0.10, 6.0.11, 6.0.12, 6.1, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.5, 6.1.6, 6.1.7, 6.1.8, 6.1.9, 6.1.10, 6.1.11, 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5, 6.2.6, 6.2.7, 6.2.8, 6.2.9, 6.2.10, 6.2.11, 6.3.0, 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.4, 6.3.5, 6.3.6, 6.3.7, 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3, 6.5.0

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