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migration of 6.6.3 to 7.2.5

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We have Splunk 6.6.3 on a Windows 2008 server and need to migrate to a windows 2016 server. At the same time we are upgrading Splunk to version 7.2.5 What would be the best approach to this migration?

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Check out What's the order of operations for upgrading Splunk Enterprise? for a visual walkthrough of the steps and links to the documentation you must follow to do this right.

I would highly discourage making two changes at once. If you run into a problem how will you know what caused it if making both changes? Check if Splunk 7.2.5 is supported on Windows 2008. If not, then you should upgrade the OS, wait a while to make sure it's stable, then upgrade Splunk.

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