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About upgrading and migrating Splunk Light

Splunk Light supports several upgrade and migration options, including upgrading or migrating to Splunk Enterprise 6.2.x and later.

Supported upgrade and migration paths

You can choose from several paths to upgrade, downgrade, and migrate between the products as described in the table. For a product comparison, see Splunk Light versus Splunk Enterprise Comparison.

If you are upgrading or migrating to Splunk Light cloud service or Splunk Cloud, contact Splunk sales.

Type Path Description
Product Upgrade Splunk Light to Splunk Enterprise Occurs when you convert Splunk Light (Perpetual, Term, Trial, or Free) to Splunk Enterprise. See Upgrade from Splunk Light to Splunk Enterprise.
Upgrade Splunk Light to a new version of Splunk Light Occurs when you upgrade to a new version of Splunk Light. See Upgrade Splunk Light to a new version of Splunk Light.
Upgrade Splunk Light Trial to Splunk Light Occurs when you convert from the trial version to either a perpetual or term license version. See Upgrade Splunk Light to a new version of Splunk Light.
Upgrade Splunk Light Free to Splunk Light Occurs when you convert from the free version to either a perpetual or term license version. See Upgrade Splunk Light to a new version of Splunk Light.
Downgrade Splunk Light to Splunk Light Free Occurs when your term license expires and the product reverts to the free version. See Downgrade Splunk Light to Splunk Light Free.
Downgrade Splunk Light Trial to Splunk Light Free Occurs when your trial license expires and the product reverts to the free version. See Downgrade Splunk Light to Splunk Light Free.
Downgrade-Upgrade Splunk Light to Splunk Light Free to Splunk Light Occurs when your term license expires, and then you renew with either a perpetual or term license version.
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Light: 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.1612 (cloud service only), 6.6.0, 6.6.1, 6.6.2, 6.6.3, 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.1.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.2.0, 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.6, 7.3.0, 7.3.1


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