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6.2.5

Splunk Enterprise 6.2.5 was released on August 11, 2015.

The following issues have been resolved in this release:

Security issues

Publication date Defect number Description
2015-8-11 SPL-102830 Remove unused Flash sound component.


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

Upgrade issues

This section lists issues that customers have reported when upgrading from an earlier version of Splunk Enterprise. If you are considering an upgrade, please read "How to upgrade Splunk Enterprise" in the Installation Manual.

Publication date Defect number Description
2015-8-11 SPL-103056 Upon upgrading from 5.0.6 -> 6.2.3 scheduled searches are delayed significantly, leading to reports of "skipped" searches.

Data input issues

Publication date Defect number 'Description
2015-8-11 SPL-104017 Splunkd crash due to assertion failure in Tailing.

Indexers and indexer clustering issues

Publication date Defect number Description
2015-09-27 SPL-104017 Splunkd may crash due to assertion failure in Tailing. Crashing thread: tailreader0 or mainTailingThread. splunkd_stderr.log error with "StatWrap::isDir() const: Assertion `_valid' failed". .
2015-8-11 SPL-103012 Undefined props.acl causes Javascript SDK to error and stop executing script.

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

Publication date Defect number Description
2015-8-11 SPL-103381 Test email contains incorrect subject and message values.
2015-8-11 SPL-103270 No warning when a large lookup table is loaded into memory. (Clone: SPL-100183.)

Splunk Web and Home interface issues

Publication date Defect number Description
2015-8-11 SPL-104530 Revert the fix for Missing browser support message for IE8 when user is accessing Splunk through SSO.
2015-8-11 SPL-103538 Improve messaging for the form input drop down when there are duplicate values.
2015-8-11 SPL-103137 Job management view selects an incorrect app when an app name contains another app's appID.


Unsorted issues

Publication date Defect number Description
2015-8-11 SPL-103188 On a universal forwarder, per_sourcetype_thruput/ per_source_thruput/ and per_host_thruput information is missing from metric.log. (Clone:SPL-102411)
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.2.5, 6.2.6, 6.2.7, 6.2.8, 6.2.9, 6.2.10, 6.2.11, 6.2.12, 6.2.13, 6.2.14, 6.2.15


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