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How to upgrade Splunk 6.0.3 to a newer version running on Amazon AMI Linux?

abovebeyond
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Hey, we run Splunk enterprise on Amazon AMI Linux

How can we upgrade splunk to a newer version ?

thanks

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Sourabhv05
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To upgrade your Splunk follow the below steps

  1. Stop current Splunk instance.
  2. Copy splunk latest version splunk-6.2-Linux-x86_64.gz ( Its not exact package name) to the same directory (opt/splunk/).
  3. run command tar -xzvf splunk-6.2-Linux-x86_64.gz --strip-path=1

Refer below link for your refrence
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.1/installation/Upgradeto6.2onUNIX

Accept and vote answer if it helps!!!

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Sourabhv05
Communicator

To upgrade your Splunk follow the below steps

  1. Stop current Splunk instance.
  2. Copy splunk latest version splunk-6.2-Linux-x86_64.gz ( Its not exact package name) to the same directory (opt/splunk/).
  3. run command tar -xzvf splunk-6.2-Linux-x86_64.gz --strip-path=1

Refer below link for your refrence
http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.2.1/installation/Upgradeto6.2onUNIX

Accept and vote answer if it helps!!!

abovebeyond
Communicator

Thanks 🙂

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Sourabhv05
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Which version of Splunk and on which Operating system your Splunk is running currently ?

Also is your Splunk deployed in standalone environment or distributed ?

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abovebeyond
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hey

splunk version : 6.0.3

its in Amazon AMI linux :
splunk-6.0.3-204106-Linux-x86_64-manifest (i think its RH or centos)

its one server with few universal-forwarders

Thanks

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