Splunk® Add-on for Unix and Linux

Deploy and Use the Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux

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Release notes

This topic contains information on new features, known issues, and updates as we version the Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux.

Fixed issues

Version 5.2.4 of the Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux fixed the following issues:

Date resolved Issue number Description
2017-04-17 ADDON-8472 Logic failure in rlog.sh creates duplicates when the seekpointer file cannot be updated and silently fails
2017-03-28 ADDON-13680 The dest field is not extracted for some events

Known Issues

Version 5.2.4 of the Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux has the following known issues:

Date filed Issue number Description
2017-03-06 ADDON-13986 Splunk_TA_nix cpu.sh indexed output is missing core number.

Workaround:
Edit contents of cpu.sh script as follows:

#Need to change to always be 24Hour time with export LC_TIME=POSIX export LC_TIME='POSIX' FORMAT='{cpu=$2; pctUser=$3; pctNice=$4; pctSystem=$5; pctIowait=$6; pctSteal=$7; pctIdle=$NF}'

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Add-on for Unix and Linux: 5.2.4


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