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S.o.S - Splunk on Splunk > Deployment Topology reports wrong version for universal forwarders after upgrade of latter

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S.o.S - Splunk on Splunk > Deployment Topology
Splunk Topology by Server Role

show incorrect version for remote universal forwarder

S.o.S reports 'Splunk version 4.3.3'
Host itself reports

splunk version

Splunk Universal Forwarder 6.0.1 (build 189883)

This is after a recent upgrade of all the forwarders to 6.0.1

Any ideas?

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

The asset table holding details such as the splunk version of forwarder instances is only refreshed once per day. If your forwarder was upgraded in the last 24h, that might explain why S.o.S doesn't show an up to date version for it yet.

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

If needed, you can manually force the populating searches to run earlier.
in the SOS app, manager > searches and reports :
run those 2 searches :

  • sosrefreshsplunkforwarderscache
  • sosrefreshsplunkserverscache
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