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Special instructions for upgrades to 6.3 from versions 6.1 or later

The package that you install for Hunk functionality has been renamed for 6.1. If you are upgrading from a previous version of Splunk and Hunk release and are updating to 6.1 or later, you must take the following steps to accommodate the new naming convention:

1. Stop your existing Splunk instance:

splunk stop

2. Find the folder for your existing installation, labelled "Hunk." Rename it to "Splunk:"

mv hunk splunk

3. Unzip the new Splunk .tgz file:

tar -xvf splunk-6.xxxxxxxxx.tgz

4. Start Hunk and accept the license:

splunk start

Once you have completed the above steps, you do not need to repeat the process for future releases.

Note:You may also need to update your search heads, see Upgrade Hunk

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Hunk®(Legacy): 6.3.0, 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.4, 6.3.5, 6.3.6, 6.3.7, 6.3.8, 6.3.9, 6.3.10, 6.3.11, 6.3.12, 6.3.13, 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3, 6.4.4, 6.4.5, 6.4.6, 6.4.7, 6.4.8, 6.4.9, 6.4.10, 6.4.11


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