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Splunk Enterprise 6.1.10 was released on April 6, 2016.

The following issues have been resolved in this release:

Security Issues

For a list of security issues, please see the Security Advisory. A list of all recent advisories can be found in the Security Portal.

Data input issues

Publication date Defect Description
2016-04-05 SPL-109901 MAX_DIFF_SECS_AGO and MAX_DIFF_SECS_HENCE accept events outside the expected time range. (Clone: SPL-96886)
2016-04-05 SPL-93979 TailingProcessor status REST endpoint reports Incorrect parent name attribute for a given file

Clustering Issues

Publication date Defect Description
2016-04-05 SPL-108313 Converting a multisite indexer cluster to single-site- break clustering - cause Cluster to not meet RF and SF (clone: SPL-107657)
2016-04-05 SPL-108300 "remove excess-buckets" removes all buckets created under Multi-Site clustering if CM was moved from Multisite to Single Site. (Clone: SPL-108023)

Search, saved search, alerting, scheduling, and job management issues

Publication date Defect Description
2016-04-05 SPL-116063 Visualization tab shows warning messages which are already in the job dropdown. (Clone: SPL-114611 )
2016-04-05 SPL-112272 CLI search returns 0 result when using a cron-scheduled shell script.
2016-04-05 SPL-109222 Splunk CLI option '-output csv' does not retain the field ordering.
2016-04-05 SPL-108471 Splunk web fails to parse huge xml responses from Splunkd. (Clone: SPL-98694)
2016-04-05 SPL-106091 Drill-down on field returns HandleIntentionsParserDataProvider error. (Clone: SPL-99985)
2016-04-05 SPL-104510 User info is missing from the ERROR SearchScheduler - Search not executed: message
2016-04-05 SPL-103417 When limits are enforced and a new search request would be over the limit, the server returns the wrong HTTP response code of 500 instead of 503.
2016-04-05 SPL-100338 [GenerationGrabberThread] Failed assert "ita_thread == ThreadToken::self" in DistributedPeerMonitorThread

Splunk Web and Home interface issues

Publication date Defect Description
2016-04-05 SPL-72052 Stats outputs multiple columns for the same field when renaming several different calculations to that field name.

Windows issues

Publication date Defect Description
2016-04-05 SPL-104704 Missed Windows Security Event Logs Due to sudden burst of windows events that are higher than what Splunk is able to read. (Clone: SPL-94305)

Unsorted issues

Publication date Defect Description
2016-04-05 SPL-107359 Accept adding licenses with future start dates. (Clone: SPL-107240)
2016-04-05 SPL-107246 Windows events forwarded as syslog data display hostname before timestamp. (Clone: SPL-104915)
2016-04-05 SPL-104513 The default value of max_count should be 500000 in limits.conf.spec (clone: SPL-104440)
Last modified on 07 April, 2016

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.1.10, 6.1.11, 6.1.12, 6.1.13, 6.1.14

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