Splunk® Enterprise

Splunk Analytics for Hadoop

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Special instructions for upgrades from Hunk to Splunk Analytics for Hadoop

If you are upgrading from a previous version of Hunk 6.3 or earlier and are updating to Splunk Analytics for Hadoop, you must take the following steps to accommodate the new naming convention:

1. Stop your existing Splunk instance:

splunk stop

2. Find the folder for your existing installation, labelled "Hunk." Rename it to "Splunk:"

mv hunk splunk

3. Unzip the new Splunk .tgz file:

tar -xvf splunk-6.xxxxxxxxx.tgz

4. Start Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and accept the license:

splunk start

Once you have completed the above steps, you do not need to repeat the process for future releases.

Note:You may also need to update your search heads, see Upgrade Splunk Analytics for Hadoop

Last modified on 07 August, 2019
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.5, 6.5.6, 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9, 6.5.10, 6.6.0, 6.6.1, 6.6.2, 6.6.3, 6.6.4, 6.6.5, 6.6.6, 6.6.7, 6.6.8, 6.6.9, 6.6.10, 6.6.11, 6.6.12, 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6, 7.0.7, 7.0.8, 7.0.9, 7.0.10, 7.0.11, 7.0.13, 7.1.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.1.4, 7.1.5, 7.1.6, 7.1.7, 7.1.8, 7.1.9, 7.1.10, 7.2.0, 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.6, 7.2.7, 7.2.8, 7.2.9, 7.2.10, 7.3.0, 7.3.1, 7.3.2, 7.3.3, 7.3.4, 7.3.5, 8.0.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4


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