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Splunk Enterprise 8.1.7.2

Splunk Enterprise 8.1.7.2 was released on December 17, 2021. This release includes version 2.16.0 of Apache Log4j to address the issues described in Splunk Security Advisory for Apache Log4j (CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046).

Splunk Enterprise 8.1.7.1

Splunk Enterprise 8.1.7.1 was released on December 13, 2021. This release includes version 2.15.0 of Apache Log4j to address the issues described in Splunk Security Advisory for Apache Log4j (CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046).

Splunk Enterprise 8.1.7

Splunk Enterprise 8.1.7 was released on November 19, 2021. This release includes fixes for the following issues.

Issues are listed in all relevant sections. Some issues might appear more than once.

Authentication and authorization issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-10-07 SPL-206833, SPL-213035, SPL-213036, SPL-213029 ProxySSO broken on SH cluster after upgrading Splunk from 7.2.5 to 8.0.7. Web browser shows Bad request, HTTP Request was malformed.

Data input issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-10-28 SPL-213416, SPL-209519 dedicatedIOthreads is not respected, causing HEC performance problems
2021-10-05 SPL-213308, SPL-210455 Splunk 7.3.4 perfmon input recording impossible values
2021-09-17 SPL-211741, SPL-210525 splunkd crashing - thread: archivereader

Search issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-10-06 SPL-212955, SPL-194650, SPL-213152 IDX Crashes : Crashing thread: BucketSummaryActorThread; Signal: Segmentation fault when lookups fail
2021-10-06 SPL-212946, SPL-211322 search for timeformat=%Y-%m-%d returns error message on some instances of Splunk
2021-10-05 SPL-212343, SPL-209823 In 8.2 strftime(_time, "%Ez") returns incorrect output
2021-09-17 SPL-211743, SPL-209159 Search head crash on GenerationGrabberThread
2021-08-24 SPL-204074, SPL-207747, SPL-210553, SPL-210554 ERROR HTTPClient - Should have received at least 3 tokens in status line, while getting response code. Only got 0.

Saved search, alerting, scheduling, and job management issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-10-28 SPL-213899, SPL-208745 Linux 7.3.1 SHC - scheduler stops working unexpectedly
2021-08-24 SPL-204074, SPL-207747, SPL-210553, SPL-210554 ERROR HTTPClient - Should have received at least 3 tokens in status line, while getting response code. Only got 0.

Charting, reporting, and visualization issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-10-26 SPL-213952, SPL-209481, SPL-214759 Custom VIZ - data chunk duplication and receiving additional chunk

Indexer and indexer clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-10-28 SPL-213902, SPL-206510 CM issues fixup tasks for "frozen in cluster" clustered buckets

Distributed search and search head clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-10-25 SPL-204230, SPL-206646, SPL-214045, SPL-214046 Crashing thread: TcpChannelThread and DispatchReaper Received fatal signal 11 - On Search Head Cluster.

Universal forwarder issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-10-19 SPL-213083, SPL-213081 TcpoutQ full with tcpout sendCookedData=false
2021-09-23 SPL-210684, SPL-211911, SPL-211912 AIX UF not able to ingest json files after upgrade to 8.2.x

Monitoring Console issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-10-27 SPL-213824, SPL-211712 DistHealthFetcher appears to be using https even when enableSplunkdSSL is false

Splunk Web and interface issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-10-07 SPL-206833, SPL-213035, SPL-213036, SPL-213029 ProxySSO broken on SH cluster after upgrading Splunk from 7.2.5 to 8.0.7. Web browser shows Bad request, HTTP Request was malformed.

REST, Simple XML, and Advanced XML issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-09-08 SPL-208295, SPL-208430, SPL-211259, SPL-211262 Can't reassign objects with colons on All Configurations page

Admin and CLI issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-09-08 SPL-208295, SPL-208430, SPL-211259, SPL-211262 Can't reassign objects with colons on All Configurations page

Uncategorized issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-11-10 SPL-214594, SPL-214585 Workload Management Rules preventing user field extractions after creating an admission rule search_time_range=alltime
2021-11-02 SPL-214585, SPL-209701, SPL-214594 Workload Management Rules preventing user field extractions after creating an admission rule search_time_range=alltime
2021-09-28 SPL-212813, SPL-210383 Search Head Clustering: Status and Configuration, Snapshots, Search Concurrency (Running Limit), metrics definitions unreadable after upgrade to 8.2.1
2021-09-21 SPL-207198, SPL-208229, SPL-212064, SPL-212063 transforms.conf regex for multi-line event with REPEAT_MATCH set to true causes crash
2021-08-24 SPL-210529, SPL-208338 When using a License Manager that has both ITSI and Hunk license installed, all connected Splunk instances are showing Hunk branding
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