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Fixed issues

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.

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

Universal forwarder issues

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

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 15000+ users

Uncategorized issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-08-12 SPL-190942 Enable Non-zero "max_cache_size" setting to account for local cached state on node restart
Last modified on 22 October, 2020
Timestamp recognition of dates with two-digit years fails beginning January 1, 2020
Deprecated and removed in version 8.1

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

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