Upgrade heavy and light forwarders
This topic discusses how to upgrade heavy and light forwarders.
To upgrade a heavy or light forwarder, upgrade the Splunk Enterprise instance that supports it. There are no specific or additional instructions required when performing an upgrade on a heavy or light forwarder other than confirming that forwarding continues to work after the upgrade.
See "How to upgrade Splunk Enterprise" in the Installation manual for installation instructions and tips.
Upgrade the universal forwarder for *nix systems
Set up load balancing
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 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, 6.3.14