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Fixed issues

Splunk Enterprise 8.0.6 was released on September 1, 2020. 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.

Upgrade issues

This section lists issues that customers have reported when upgrading from an earlier version of Splunk Enterprise. If you are considering an upgrade, please read "How to upgrade Splunk Enterprise" in the Installation Manual.

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-07-13 SPL-191799 Upgrading Splunk Enterprise from 7.x or 8.0.x to 8.0.5 breaks Splunk Add-on for Service Now

Data input issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-07-22 SPL-191788, SPL-191251 search_telemetry.json not populating sourcetypes on distributed searches

Search issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-08-05 SPL-192373, SPL-191605 fields command being run before streamstats in search causing incorrect results
2020-08-04 SPL-192269, SPL-188997 Search performance degradation with chained lookups.
2020-07-30 SPL-192057, SPL-188608 Realtime and in-progress adhoc searches shows "Job terminated unexpectedly" on members of SHC other than the SH from which the search originated
2020-07-27 SPL-192025 Search & Reporting App "Analytics" tab not working as expected
2020-07-27 SPL-191486, SPL-191993 CASE() combined with OR and non-CASE() statements only returns the results for the CASE() part
2020-07-21 SPL-191676, SPL-191092 sendalert failed as results.csv.gz was not found
2020-07-17 SPL-191848, SPL-186721 Use namespaced fetch requests on saved searches page
2020-07-13 SPL-191799 Upgrading Splunk Enterprise from 7.x or 8.0.x to 8.0.5 breaks Splunk Add-on for Service Now

Saved search, alerting, scheduling, and job management issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-08-26 SPL-194243, SPL-193332 After upgrade to version 8.0.5, the splunk user needs the "admin_all_objects" capability to send email alert
2020-08-11 SPL-193366, SPL-191471 Add Data wizard: Data preview pane is not working correctly with fairly complex data
2020-07-21 SPL-191676, SPL-191092 sendalert failed as results.csv.gz was not found

Charting, reporting, and visualization issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-07-28 SPL-192576, SPL-191721 cloud windows user getting Uncaught Invariant Violation: Minified React error #185 when editing dashboard

Indexer and indexer clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-06-26 SPL-191346, SPL-188562 Indexers crashes: Crashing thread: cachemanagerDownloadExecutorWorker-318 fails on assertion: `_groups_remaining > 0'

Distributed search and search head clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-07-30 SPL-192057, SPL-188608 Realtime and in-progress adhoc searches shows "Job terminated unexpectedly" on members of SHC other than the SH from which the search originated

Universal forwarder issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-08-11 SPL-153385, SPL-156869 Splunk crashes after reloading tcpout-group on search head and universal forwarder with enabled autoLB
2020-07-29 SPL-189789, SPL-165635 splunk not reading file after log rotation

Windows-specific issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-08-11 SPL-153385, SPL-156869 Splunk crashes after reloading tcpout-group on search head and universal forwarder with enabled autoLB
2020-07-20 SPL-191296, SPL-190166 <daf> - App context option not working properly while creating Windows Inputs

Authentication and Authorization issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-07-15 SPL-191770, SPL-174782 SAML Config Error When Optional Field is Empty

Admin and CLI issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-07-27 SPL-192123, SPL-191120 Relative_time function in eval for token in dashboard date calculation returning future dates is wrong

Uncategorized issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-08-11 SPL-191188, SPL-185951, SPL-191953 Clone - Unable to upload background logo on 8.0.2
2020-08-10 SPL-192386, SPL-191600 Update Health Report periodically without color change to show currently log messages
2020-07-10 SPL-188976, SPL-191370 streamstats return incomplete result after upgrade to v8.0.x
2020-07-06 SPL-186591, SPL-189033 Creating a diag fails using Japanese OS in Windows server 2016.
2020-07-06 SPL-180896, SPL-191129 diag fail with: UnicodeDecodeError on 8.0.0
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