Installation

Upgrading to Splunk 5.0.6 from 4.2.3

Gvenugopal2711
New Member

Hi

Am upgrading splunk from 4.2.3 to 5.0.6

i have indexers, srch heads and forwarders.

give me your suggestions always welcome

Thanks
GV

Tags (1)
0 Karma

phoffman_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

The documentation; will answer your question: http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/5.0.6/Installation/HowtoupgradeSplunk

when upgrading to 5.0.x, going from 4.2.x is a supported path. Going to 6.x you have to be on 4.3+.

There is also a list of things to consider and warnings on back ups before you update. The subtopics will answer questions around upgrade order for distributed environments and/or the order of forwarder upgrades in relation to your servers.

0 Karma

sdaniels
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

See this answer, you'll need to upgrade to 4.3 first. Then you could upgrade directly to Splunk 5.0.6 or to our latest release which is Splunk 6.0.

http://answers.splunk.com//answers/105161/upgrading-to-splunk-6

dgavic
Explorer

You will need to upgrade to Splunk 4.3 first and then from 4.3 to 5.

0 Karma
Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

Optimize Cloud Monitoring

  TECH TALKS Optimize Cloud Monitoring Tuesday, August 13, 2024  |  11:00AM–12:00PM PST   Register to ...

What's New in Splunk Cloud Platform 9.2.2403?

Hi Splunky people! We are excited to share the newest updates in Splunk Cloud Platform 9.2.2403! Analysts can ...

Stay Connected: Your Guide to July and August Tech Talks, Office Hours, and Webinars!

Dive into our sizzling summer lineup for July and August Community Office Hours and Tech Talks. Scroll down to ...