Splunk® Enterprise

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Splunk Enterprise 6.1.8 was released on May 27, 2015.

The following issues have been resolved in this release:

Security issues

For a list of security issues, please see the Security Advisory.

Data input issues

Publication date Defect Description
5-27-2015 SPL-100344 selectiveIndexing: does not index events while forwarding is running. (Clone: SPL-100331)
5-27-2015 SPL-100000 If summaries are not complete when running a report, crash and locked files may occur. (Clone: SPL-99990)
5-27-2015 SPL-98328 Duplicate events occur due to clock skew between source and Splunk.
5-27-2015 SPL-96292 Duplicate events occur when monitoring gzip files.

Search Issues

Publication date Defect Description
5-27-2015 SPL-98436 Arcs with same values for start and end points in pie chart results in PDF generation failure.

Deployment Server Issues

Publication date Defect Description
5-27-2015 SPL-94242 Huge serverclass.conf file causes the Forwarder Management page to stay blank when accessed simultaneously by multiple users.

Distributed Search

Publication date Defect Description
5-27-2015 SPL-98805 splunkd times out when distributing search to peer with failed or initial replication status. (Clone: SPL-98547)

Indexing Issues

Publication date Defect Description
5-27-2015 SPL-99724 CSV logs are broken incorrectly, which delays indexing. (Clones: SPL-98134)

Indexer Clustering

Publication date Defect Description
5-27-2015 SPL-98099 Clicking "Remove" button in excess buckets page in cluster management deletes all standalone buckets. (Clone: SPL-98007)
5-27-2015 SPL-82598 Duplicate eventID causes Splunk assertion failure and indexer crash.

Splunk Web Issues

Publication date Defect Description
5-27-2015 SPL-98939 Back link hidden in homepage menu list for Firefox.

Unsorted Issues

Publication date Defect Description
5-27-2015 SPL-95660 TcpOutputProc reports inaccurate, bloated values for tcpout group blockage.
5-27-2015 SPL-94942 Splunk Introspection process crashes due to "Assertion failed: minuend.tv_sec >= subtrahend.tv_sec".
5-27-2015 SPL-87323 Input dropdown dashboard is missing the search filter.
5-27-2015 SPL-84358 Scripted input with high interval does not start on ubuntu.
Last modified on 27 May, 2015

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.1.8, 6.1.9, 6.1.10, 6.1.11, 6.1.12, 6.1.13, 6.1.14

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