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6.6.11

Splunk Enterprise 6.6.11 was released on October 3, 2018.

Issues are listed in all relevant sections. Some issues might appear more than once. To check for additional security issues related to this release, visit the Splunk Security Portal.

Search issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-11-27 SPL-153464, SPL-157516, SPL-158568, SPL-158570 Job Progress Status goes from 0 to 100 back to 0
2018-09-17 SPL-157725, SPL-144000 Can't search for indexed fields included in summary index since fields.conf "INDEXED = true" since 6.6
2018-08-14 SPL-157433, SPL-158332, SPL-158580, SPL-158581 lookup OUTPUTNEW commands mistakenly cause optimizer to remove preceding search commands resulting in missing field values
2018-08-03 SPL-142710, SPL-149132, SPL-153835, SPL-153836 Splunk ignores "is_risky=false" setting for any command that is not an actual custom script like sendemail. For example the setting is ignored for outputlookup and outputcsv.

Saved search, alerting, scheduling, and job management issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-08-10 SPL-153792, SPL-155699, SPL-158566, SPL-158567 Datamodel works both accelerated and non-accelerated in standalone, but fails on indexer instance when accelerated in an indexer clustered environment

Data model and pivot issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-08-10 SPL-153792, SPL-155699, SPL-158566, SPL-158567 Datamodel works both accelerated and non-accelerated in standalone, but fails on indexer instance when accelerated in an indexer clustered environment

Indexer and indexer clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-08-10 SPL-148413, SPL-151331, SPL-158272, SPL-158273 Bucket fix-up stack stuck with reason "potential dup primaries" prevents cluster from advertising all data searchable

Distributed search and search head clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-08-10 SPL-157978, SPL-157926, SPL-157927, SPL-157928 Scheduler blocked during pruning savedsearch history due to slow LDAP server

Monitoring Console/DMC issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-08-16 SPL-156694, SPL-158060, SPL-158341, SPL-158342 "Failed to fetch DMC settings to verify status" error in web_service.log when clicking "Settings> Data Inputs" from Splunk Web

Splunk Web and interface issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-09-17 SPL-138306, SPL-138309, SPL-138310, SPL-138311, SPL-138312, SPL-138313, SPL-138314, SPL-138315, SPL-138316, SPL-138645, SPL-148893, SPL-158969, SPL-167693 Cross Site Request Forgery in Splunk Enterprise REST APIs

Authentication and Authorization issues

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

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-09-25 SPL-147611, SPL-157938, SPL-160381, SPL-160382, SPL-160868 Socket error message in splunkd after login to SplunkWeb with self-signed cert
2018-09-17 SPL-138306, SPL-138309, SPL-138310, SPL-138311, SPL-138312, SPL-138313, SPL-138314, SPL-138315, SPL-138316, SPL-138645, SPL-148893, SPL-158969, SPL-167693 Cross Site Request Forgery in Splunk Enterprise REST APIs

Admin and CLI issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-08-14 SPL-136970, SPL-156715, SPL-158503, SPL-158504 default and local meta files getting corrupted or being altered in such a way as to cause warnings

Unsorted issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-10-03 SPL-160858, SPL-160037 Windows 2016 Standard blocked Splunk Enterprise 6.6.10 installation on a VM with BIOS UEFI mode enabled + Secure Boot enabled due to "A digitally signed driver is required"
2018-09-17 SPL-158875, SPL-159174, SPL-159613, SPL-159614, SPL-159644 splunk shipped python in *nix doesn't work with iso2022_jp
2018-09-07 SPL-154378, SPL-156205, SPL-156206, SPL-156207 Splunk Introspection mem_used misreporting very high values "17592186044029.098"

Uncategorized issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-09-24 SPL-142546, SPL-159412, SPL-160869, SPL-160870, SPL-160871 System message emanating from a search peer prompts to restart the search-head instead of the search peer it originates from
2018-09-18 SPL-159535 large number of buckets leads to slow splunkd restart (hours)
2018-09-13 SPL-159597, SPL-152084 S2S: clientCert required in outputs.conf on SSL client although requireClientCent=false set on SSL server
2018-08-27 SPL-146261, SPL-159051, SPL-159186, SPL-159188 Search Assistant executes subsearches incurring subsearch side effects and increased CPU and memory usage
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.6.11, 6.6.12


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