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6.5.8

Splunk Enterprise 6.5.8 was released on April 5, 2018.

For information about other security fixes, refer to the Splunk Security Portal.

Issues are listed in all relevant sections. Some issues appear more than once.

Data input issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-03-22 SPL-147222, SPL-127642 Powershell log file "splunk-powershell.ps1.log" never rolls
2018-03-19 SPL-148976, SPL-114085 When a *.tgz file was read, the result was "finished reading" but the percent still showing 0%.

Search issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-03-19 SPL-148630, SPL-145724 streamstats and eventstats fail to clear the multivalue component for any generated fields
2018-01-03 SPL-123344 Bolt image fails to render when splunk is running behind the reverse proxy with a root_endpoint

Saved search, alerting, scheduling, and job management issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-02-07 SPL-128919, SPL-148007, SPL-148008, SPL-148009, SPL-148010, CIM-428, CIM-426 The returning of sendalert command doesn't honor owner options
2018-01-31 SPL-147023, SPL-146115 Scheduled search is not running as configured

Distributed search and search head clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-03-20 SPL-131108, SPL-128845 Distributed Search: Deployment -- inaccurate Average/Max Time to Reap Dispatch Directory value

Universal forwarder issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-01-31 SPL-146924, SPL-146205 Splunk UF - ArchiveProcessor deadlock on AIX which results in long shutdown time

Splunk Web and interface issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-03-19 SPL-148630, SPL-145724 streamstats and eventstats fail to clear the multivalue component for any generated fields
2018-01-03 SPL-123344 Bolt image fails to render when splunk is running behind the reverse proxy with a root_endpoint

Admin and CLI issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-03-19 SPL-145579, SPL-148877, SPL-152205, SPL-152206, SPL-152207, SPL-152208, SPL-152209 chkconfig directive missing for AWS with enable boot-start
2018-03-19 SPL-141771, SPL-146926, SPL-146927, SPL-146928, SPL-149185, SPL-149186 Starting Splunk via the CLI may fail or cause problems if service runs as a domain user and some storage is on a remote share

Unsorted issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-03-20 SPL-152196, SPL-144080 Splunk Forwarder crashes if EVENT_BREAKER_ENABLE is specified for a WMI input
2018-03-09 SPL-145948, SPL-144991 Splunk 6.3 Onwards: Issues with RPM Upgrades - empty search_mrspakle/modules directory

Uncategorized issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-03-27 SPL-151165, SPL-152637 Crashing thread: HttpDedicatedIoThread-1
2018-03-10 SPL-147640, SPL-148621, SPL-148703, SPL-148704 "DatabaseDirectoryManager - Getting size on disk" errors persist on version 6.5.6
2018-02-12 SPL-148939, SPL-146340 Log scale chart not able to handle Y-Axis having incremental / decremental values of 1/10
2018-01-12 SPL-146404, SPL-148130, SPL-148131, SPL-148132 Progress element in XML is removed after editing search
2018-01-09 SPL-145053, SPL-148029, SPL-148030, SPL-148031 When a field name contains extra whitespace in the begining or end, pdf export fails for that column
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