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Fixed issues

Splunk Enterprise 8.0.1 was released on December 12, 2019. This release includes fixes for the following issues.

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.

Data input issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-14 SPL-178916, SPL-171961 The datetime.xml timestamp recognition file does not recognize two-year dates after 2019 or Unix epoch-time seconds higher than 1599999999 (12:26:39 UTC 13 Sep 2020)
2019-11-14 SPL-178638, SPL-147902 Frequent renaming of splunkd.pid.tmp to splunkd.pid causing D state for process runner.

Search issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-15 SPL-179157, SPL-176046 Lookup overwrites source filed when OUTPUTNEW is used in search
2019-11-14 SPL-179594, SPL-177665 tstats where clause does not filter as expected when structured like "WHERE * NOT (field1=foo AND field2=bar)"
2019-11-13 SPL-179202, SPL-178149 Wrong output of stats caused by incorrect value of _tmpResultsDir
2019-11-12 SPL-178263, SPL-176921 Search results not returned intermittently for _indextime search on hot bucket, results are found on later searches (Windows platform only).
2019-11-08 SPL-178625, SPL-177844 "tostring" function doesn't add a leading zero when using the duration format in 7.2.x
2019-11-08 SPL-177851, SPL-164106 export results function in the UI produces "Invalid latest_time: latest_time must be after earliest_time" message
2019-10-24 SPL-176009, SPL-166728 Alert email spacing issue

Saved search, alerting, scheduling, and job management issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-15 SPL-179612, SPL-173414 Splunk unable to load defined Saved Searches in a conf file if a bad/malformed cron_schedule value is present/set
2019-11-08 SPL-178522, SPL-173502 Windows - Alert Triggered Time displays GMT despite Local Time set as AEST for Alert Owner in Preferences
2019-11-07 SPL-177933, SPL-176477 action.email.pdf.logo_path in savedsearches.conf doesn't work
2019-11-07 SPL-177905, SPL-175886 Creating report from alert also copies alert trigger condition settings
2019-10-24 SPL-176009, SPL-166728 Alert email spacing issue

Charting, reporting, and visualization issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-08 SPL-179171, SPL-178113 Editing color scale using colorpalette in dashboard creates custom configuration
2019-11-07 SPL-179167, SPL-178012 Dashboard having post-process search without <query> element is not loading

Indexer and indexer clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-21 SPL-180014, SPL-175926 S2 Smartstore :Indexer cluster not recovering when decommissioning indexers greater than or equal to SF/RF
2019-11-14 SPL-178413, SPL-155281 Indexer Clustering Search Performance - search manifest updates should be locked per site+genid

Monitoring Console/DMC issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-08 SPL-140654, SPL-178056 wrong integrity check alert for file etc/users/users.ini

Splunk Web and interface issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-14 SPL-176739, SPL-176234 Lookup file Permissions displays the csv filename instead of app name
2019-10-24 SPL-176009, SPL-166728 Alert email spacing issue

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
2019-11-25 SPL-180079, SPL-179933 SAML Failure after upgrade to 7.0.13 - ERROR UiSAML - Malformed SAML document(Assertion) received from IDP
2019-11-08 SPL-177707, SPL-174145 CSRF token failure on timeout, multiple browser tabs constantly reauthenticating

Admin and CLI issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-15 SPL-179612, SPL-173414 Splunk unable to load defined Saved Searches in a conf file if a bad/malformed cron_schedule value is present/set

Unsorted issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-15 SPL-179496, SPL-179347 msearch: multi-valued fields are not extracted properly
2019-10-29 SPL-177847, SPL-176142 IOStats events for introspection occasionally reports negative avg_total_ms

Uncategorized issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-14 SPL-177925, SPL-176230 HealthReporter threads deadlock resulting in stuck _reload, blocked ingestion, eventually causing a crash
2019-11-11 SPL-178767, SPL-149157 Missing some meta keys extracted by INDEXED_EXTRACTION after changing _raw content and adding index-time field extraction
2019-11-08 SPL-176751, SPL-174948 Indexers in Cluster having problems utilizing AWS storage gateway for cold storage
2019-11-08 SPL-178124, SPL-177659 Embedding base64 image in dashboard is not displayed
2019-11-07 SPL-178138, SPL-176190 Count option is not working when it is set with a token

Splunk Analytics Workspace

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-11-05 MAW-3135, MAW-3060 Email options for streaming alert creation does not result in expected email content
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