Splunk® Enterprise

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Splunk Enterprise version 8.1 will no longer be supported as of April 19, 2023. See the Splunk Software Support Policy for details. For information about upgrading to a supported version, see How to upgrade Splunk Enterprise.
This documentation does not apply to the most recent version of Splunk® Enterprise. For documentation on the most recent version, go to the latest release.
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Fixed issues

Splunk Enterprise

Splunk Enterprise 8.1.01 was released on November 20, 2020. This release fixes the following issue:

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-10-27 SPL-196757, SPL-197069, SPL-197599 Upgrading Cluster Master to 8.1 with indexer discovery enabled stops CM forwarding its logs

Splunk Enterprise 8.1.0

Splunk Enterprise 8.1.0 was released on October 20, 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.

Authentication and authorization issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-08-14 SPL-191580, SPL-193829 SH - Login Page - LDAP login systematically fails since adding an AD group with 1500+ users

Saved search, alerting, scheduling, and job management issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-08-14 SPL-192511 All saved searches stop running if there is an admission rule with index predicate and a saved search hits parsing error

Indexer and indexer clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-06-15 SPL-138846 In multisite clustering, deletion of events in hot buckets is not pushed to other sites

Universal forwarder issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-06-30 SPL-165635, SPL-191773, SPL-189789 splunk not reading file after log rotation

Uncategorized issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-11-12 SPL-196756 iframe not working after upgrade to 8.0.6
2020-08-12 SPL-190942, SPL-198571, SPL-198573 Enable Non-zero "max_cache_size" setting to account for local cached state on node restart
Last modified on 24 October, 2023
Field alias behavior change
Deprecated and removed in version 8.1

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 8.1.0

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