Changes for Splunk App developers
If you develop apps for the Splunk platform, read this topic to find out what changes we've made to how the software works with apps in version 6.5, and how to migrate any existing apps to work with the new version.
No major changes
No major changes have been made for Splunk app developers from version 6.4 to version 6.5 of Splunk Enterprise.
New stand-alone application available to inspect apps
With version 6.5 of Splunk Enterprise, Splunk will release a stand-alone app called AppInspect. This application lets you evaluate your app and advises you of any problems that might prevent Splunk from certifying the app for download from Splunkbase.
To learn more about AppInspect, see Overview of Splunk AppInspect on the Splunk Dev portal.
How Splunk Web procedures have changed from version 5 to version 6
Upgrade to 6.5 on UNIX
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.1612 (Splunk Cloud only), 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.5