Splunk version: Splunk Enterprise 6.4.1 OS: Linux CentOS 7
We have a standalone Splunk enterprise where the license will soon expire. As we also have a distributed Splunk implementation with a lot of spare license on. We want to move one of our 5GB licenses from the distributed depolyment to the standalone server. Here is what we have done.
Copied out the license XML from the distributed deployment.
Deleted the license on the distributed deployment
Installed the license on the standalone server.
Here is where the issue arises. When we install the license we get a success reply. But when we go back to the license overview the license hasn't been added. But it is saved in the /opt/splunk/etc/license/enterprise directory. And we can see it on the debug page "All license details". We have of course restarted Splunk after installing the new license.
From what I understand, there should not be any problems moving a license from one server to another. Is there anything that I am missing? Or is this a bug?