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Fixed issues

Splunk Enterprise 8.1.3 was released on March 18, 2021. 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
2021-02-26 SPL-201488, SPL-201034 Scripted Auth - cacheTiming config migration is triggered repeatedly under app context

Search issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-02-24 SPL-198241, SPL-198094 srchTimeWin not effective if earliest= is used in query
2021-02-19 SPL-201160, SPL-198279 Search crashes with Segmentation Fault when slow_peer_disconnect is enabled
2021-02-09 SPL-200279, SPL-198320 JobsFeed - Custom progress indicator signaled progress of > 100%
2021-02-09 SPL-199538, SPL-200107 Use of lookup eval function causes crash of splunkd and splunkweb
2021-02-02 SPL-199443, SPL-198891 Search head instances in SHC not able to run Web UI searches (i.e. index=_internal or index=<foo>)
2021-02-02 SPL-199440, SPL-198755 False positive indexed_kv_limit related warning "The search you ran returned a number of fields that exceeded the current indexed field extraction limit."
2021-02-01 SPL-199337, SPL-199928 ProcessDispatchedSearch - PROCESS_SEARCH - Failed opening "": No such file or directory

Saved search, alerting, scheduling, and job management issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-02-24 SPL-201299, SPL-192339, SPL-201683 Continuously scheduled searches are not running
2021-02-22 SPL-200686, SPL-199056 Alert: "Inline" option of Send email action will not be effective if default config was added later on
2021-02-22 SPL-201182, SPL-200328, SPL-201232 Scheduler rerunning previously successful scheduled searches.

Indexer and indexer clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-02-17 SPL-198272, SPL-192216 Show detailed log message when Workload failed moving processes to cgroups.
2021-02-01 SPL-199337, SPL-199928 ProcessDispatchedSearch - PROCESS_SEARCH - Failed opening "": No such file or directory

Distributed search and search head clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-02-25 SPL-200357, SPL-198850 ScriptedAuthentication: UPGR 7.3.5 >> 8.0.7 Saved Searches in User Directories not Executing
2021-02-24 SPL-201299, SPL-192339, SPL-201683 Continuously scheduled searches are not running
2021-02-01 SPL-199337, SPL-199928 ProcessDispatchedSearch - PROCESS_SEARCH - Failed opening "": No such file or directory

Universal forwarder issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-03-05 SPL-199409, SPL-204579, SPL-199691 Windows EventLog SIDs no longer resolving after upgrade to 8.1

Windows-specific issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-03-05 SPL-199409, SPL-204579, SPL-199691 Windows EventLog SIDs no longer resolving after upgrade to 8.1

Uncategorized issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-03-02 SPL-199608, SPL-200661 Indexer is not starting up because of locktest failure after upgrade to 8.1.0
2021-02-26 SPL-199897, SPL-200082 Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and Hadoop Data Roll MapReduce-based (report-/mix-mode) searches fail
2021-02-26 SPL-200571, SPL-198354 SmartStore: Ungraceful shutdown can cause re-upload, overwriting the existing remote bucket
2021-02-10 SPL-200154, SPL-194635 smartstore starts new upload jobs as soon as the current job failed with no back off
2021-02-09 SPL-198714, SPL-199317, SPL-199494, SPL-199495 tcp-ssl input stanza individual ssl certificates not working as documented
2021-01-31 SPL-199561, SPL-198752 Index time extraction length limitation
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 8.1.3


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