Splunk® App for AWS

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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
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.
2019-05-17 AWSAPP-2124 Billing CUR: The dashboard panels take a longer time to populate with the Billing (Cost and Usage Report) billing report type than the Billing (Legacy) billing report type.
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
2019-05-07 AWSAPP-2107 Billing CUR: Account Name is not visible in any of the dashboards or panels that use Billing (Cost and Usage Report) data.

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 31 August, 2020
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® App for AWS: 6.0.1


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