Splunk® Universal Forwarder

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Fixed issues

The following issues were fixed in releases of the universal forwarder.

7.3.9

Version 7.3.9 was released on February 24, 2021. No new universal forwarder issues are fixed in this release.

7.3.8

Version 7.3.8 was released on November 12, 2020. No new universal forwarder issues are fixed in this release.

7.3.7

Version 7.3.7 was released on August 17, 2020. This release fixes the following universal forwarder issue:

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-07-29 SPL-191773, SPL-165635 splunk not reading file after log rotation

7.3.6

Version 7.3.6 was released on June 4, 2020. This release fixes the following universal forwarder issues:

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-05-07 SPL-188620, SPL-184263 UFs stop forwarding after some time and need constant restarting
2020-03-30 SPL-183953, SPL-184897, SPL-185540, SPL-185541 Batch Stanza deleting file upon restart/read completion

7.3.5

Version 7.3.5 was released on March 25, 2020. This release fixes the following universal forwarder issue:

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-02-26 SPL-157269, SPL-184043, SPL-160984 High CPU usage originating from Splunk UF on macOS devices

7.3.4

Version 7.3.4 was released on January 14, 2020. This release fixes the following universal forwarder issue:

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-12-18 SPL-180846, SPL-167310 Error in splunkd.log "splunk-perfmon - OutputHandler::composeOutput: Counter is not found: "

7.3.3

Version 7.3.3 was released on November 18, 2019. This release fixes the following universal forwarder issue:

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-25 SPL-171961 Un-patched universal forwarders that process structured data, process data locally, or encounter unknown file types with a monitor input experience problems with timestamp extraction beginning on January 1, 2020. See Timestamp recognition of dates with two-digit years fails beginning January 1, 2020 for information and solutions.
2019-10-21 SPL-177715, SPL-173094 driver certificates for splknetdrv, splunkdrv, SplunkMonitorNoHandleDrv are all showing as not valid / expired in Windows UF

7.3.2

Version 7.3.2 was released on September 19, 2019. This release fixes the following universal forwarder issue:

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-07-31 SPL-172815, SPL-168577 Indexer Discovery breakers when one Indexer stops listening

7.3.1

Version 7.3.1 was released on July 31, 2019. No new universal forwarder issues are fixed in this release.

7.3.0

Version 7.3.0 was released on May 30, 2019. No new universal forwarder issues are fixed in this release.

Last modified on 24 February, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Universal Forwarder: 7.3.9


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