Splunk® Enterprise Security

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Known Issues for Splunk Enterprise Security

The following are issues and workarounds for this version of Splunk Enterprise Security.

Highlighted issues

Date filed Issue number Description
2018-02-20 SOLNESS-14637 Splunk Web doesn't start after upgrading Splunk Enterprise Security

Remove Advanced XML module folder and contents from the installation.

For instance:


Uncategorized issues

Date filed Issue number Description
2019-09-30 SOLNESS-20299 Bug in libtaxii causing TLS handshake failure on TAXII feeds

Update libtaxii to version 1.1.114 in SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/SA-ThreatIntelligence/contrib
2019-04-12 SOLNESS-18661 Hardcoded http URI in whois_handlers.py
2019-04-12 SOLNESS-18662 whois modular input does not permit realm specifications for api_user or proxy_user

Remove realm from credential.
2019-02-19 SOLNESS-18079 Port And Protocol Tracker Lookup Gen isn't tracking allowed ports
2018-12-17 SOLNESS-17291, RTO-337 expandtoken errors with "field larger than field limit"

# The default of the csv module is 128KB; upping to 10MB. See SPL-12117 for
  1. the background on issues surrounding field sizes.
  2. (this method is new in python 2.5)



2018-11-21 SOLNESS-17081 Notable events are populated with info_max_time="+Infinity", info_min_time="0.000" with alert.digest_mode=0 in the savedsearch.conf
2018-10-15 SOLNESS-16787, SPL-161666 SAML users can't view glasstables

Created local user accounts with sc_admin (ess_admin) roles.
2018-10-04 SOLNESS-16696 Error in error logging in managed_nav_rest_handler.py
2018-09-19 SOLNESS-16577 ES Investigation Dashboard sorts Created and Last Modified columns incorrectly
2018-09-18 SOLNESS-16563 globedistance macro units syntax does not match usage in summary gen search

The following syntax for Access - Geographically Improbable Access - Summary Gen:

eval key=mvsort(mvappend(src."->".dest, NULL, dest."->".src)) | dedup key, user | `globedistance(src_lat,src_long,dest_lat,dest_long,"m")`

Should be:
eval key=mvsort(mvappend(src."->".dest, NULL, dest."->".src)),units="m" | dedup key, user | `globedistance(src_lat,src_long,dest_lat,dest_long,units)`
2018-05-10 SOLNESS-15401 Cannot create investigation from Asset/Identity dashboards
Last modified on 11 November, 2019
Fixed Issues for Splunk Enterprise Security
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise Security: 5.0.1

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