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Known Issues for Splunk Enterprise Security

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

Date filed Issue number Description
2020-08-28 SOLNESS-23821 lookup_table_custom_rest_handler does NOT support symlinks

Consider using mount points instead of symlinks. Otherwise, please contact Splunk Support.
2020-07-30 SOLNESS-23521 Identity Management: Only transforms from specific apps are being displayed on "New Asset" modal
2020-07-14 SOLNESS-23451 Notable Event Framework: Searches converted from XS to MLTK did not have their tokens updated

Update the rule_description for the following searches.

[Network - Unusual Volume of Network Activity - Rule]
action.notable.param.rule_description = An unusual volume of network activity was detected. $src_count$ unique sources have generated network traffic in the past 15 minutes and $total_count$ network events have been observed in the same time period.

[Network - Substantial Increase in Port Activity (By Destination) - Rule]
action.notable.param.rule_description = A statistically significant increase in the volume of activity on port $dest_port$ was noted. Today's value is $dest_port_traffic_count$.

[Network - Substantial Increase in an Event - Rule] 
action.notable.param.rule_description = A statistically significant increase in the volume of $signature$ events was noted. Today's value is $ids_attacks$.
2020-05-13 SOLNESS-22828 Notable event status or owner sometimes are wrong because of size of incident_review collection

Set max_rows_per_query in limits.conf to a size greater than the size of the incident_review_lookup collection and restart Splunk.

To check this:

index=_introspection host+<ES SH> sourcetype=kvstore "data.ns"="SA-ThreatIntelligence.incident_review" | stats max(data.count) AS count

And if this count is bigger than the max_rows_per_query limit in limits.conf, increase it on the search head(s):

max_rows_per_query = <something bigger than the count above>

and restart Splunk afterwards.

2020-05-11 SOLNESS-22809 CustomSearchBuilder: Retention component for kvstore backed search-driven-lookup not working
2020-03-23 SOLNESS-22110 Threat Intelligence: Maxmind ASN database can no longer be consumed
2020-02-20 SOLNESS-21817, SOLNESS-21910 When you add more than 30 statuses in Notable Status Configuration and then try to change earlier ones, you get an error message "Notable status of label <number> does not exist."

Manually clean up reviewstatuses.conf to reduce number of statuses down to 30 or less:
2020-02-13 SOLNESS-21783 Incident Review does not load when read permissions on pertinent lookups are limited to select roles
2019-03-15 SOLNESS-18377, SPL-167855 Workbench: custom visualizations don't work in workbench
Last modified on 12 March, 2021
Fixed Issues for Splunk Enterprise Security
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise Security: 6.1.1

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