Currently we are running Splunk Enterprise 6.5.3 and want to upgrade to 8.0. The server OS is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS.
How about I export the database and configuration, install 8.0 on a new server and then import those data? Is it possible?
you want to install move your Splunk instance on a new server and upgrade it, is it correct?
If this is your need, I'd follow these steps: