Splunk® Universal Forwarder

Forwarder Manual

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Fixed issues

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


Version 8.0.1 was released on December 12, 2019. This release fixes the following universal forwarder issue.

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-25 SPL-171961 Unpatched 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.


Version 8.0.0 was released on October 22, 2019. No new universal forwarder issues are fixed in this release.

Last modified on 13 December, 2019
Known issues
Third-party software

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Universal Forwarder: 8.0.1

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