Splunk® App for AWS

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On January 5, 2022, the Splunk App for AWS will reach its end of life. After this date, Splunk will no longer maintain or develop this product. The functionality in this app is migrating to a content pack in Data Integrations. Learn about the Content Pack for Amazon Web Services.
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The Splunk App for AWS Release Notes

These release notes apply to the Splunk App for AWS version 6.0.1.

For compatibility information, see Hardware and software requirements for the Splunk App for AWS.

If you're upgrading from a version earlier than 6.0.0, Before you install version 6.0.1, you have to disable multiple saved searches and move indexes.conf. See Do these things before you upgrade in the Installation and Configuration Manual.

If you're upgrading from a version earlier than 6.0.0, after you install version 6.0.1, you have to enable acceleration for data models, update the definition for the aws-data-model-acceleration search macro, and schedule the Addon Synchronization and App Upgrader saved searches. See Do these things after you upgrade in the Installation and Configuration Manual.

New features

New feature or enhancement Description
Python 3 The Splunk App for AWS uses the Python 3 interpreter for custom commands and REST handlers.

Fixed issues

For fixed issues relevant to accounts, inputs configuration, and knowledge management, see the Fixed issues for the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Web Services.

Known issues

Date filed Issue number Description
2021-02-25 AWSAPP-2651 EBS Insights showing "No Recent Snapshot" despite having snapshot data
2021-01-20 AWSAPP-2603 'Addon Synchronization' does not update macros when the user uses a custom index
2020-12-01 AWSAPP-2509 The EC2 Recommendations Service feature doesn't work on Splunk Cloud version 8.0.0. Affected dashboards are EC2 Insights, Insights functionality in Topology dashboard, and Insights Yesterday in the Insights Overview dashboard.
2020-11-24 AWSAPP-2503 The EC2 Recommendations Service feature doesn't work in Windows on Splunk 7.3.x and Splunk 7.2.x.
2020-07-11 AWSAPP-2316 Anomoly Overview does not work
2020-02-05 AWSAPP-2236 There's an invalid key error on Splunk 7.x because the app uses the Python 3 interpreter by default.
2019-08-21 AWSAPP-2156 There's a Capacity Planner: Data mismatch between Dashboard panels and the AWS Console.
2019-05-15 AWSAPP-2119 Capacity Planner (CUR): Value mismatch between panel data of Billing Legacy and Billing CUR.
2019-05-10 AWSAPP-2112 Historical Monthly Bills: Value mismatch in "Cost by Service" panel

For known issues relevant to accounts, inputs configuration, and knowledge management, see also Known issues for the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Web Services.

See also

To get started with the app, see the Installation and Configuration Manual.

For upgrade requirements, see Upgrade the Splunk App for AWS.

Last modified on 14 May, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® App for AWS: 6.0.1


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