Splunk® App for AWS

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On July 15, 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 Dashboards and Reports.
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The Splunk App for AWS Release Notes

These release notes apply to the Splunk App for AWS version 6.0.3.

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 6.0.3, 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 6.0.3, 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.

What's new

New feature or enhancement Description
jQuery Migration The Splunk App for AWS is now updated to use jQuery v3.5.0. The App uses jQuery v3.5 in the Splunk version 8.2 or higher. This makes the app more secure by fixing known cross-site scripting (XSS) related vulnerabilities as well as vulnerabilities created by object prototype pollution.

Fixed issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-07-28 AWSAPP-2768 Distracted UI of AWS App dashboards in cloud versions Monarch and above
2021-06-16 AWSAPP-2651 EBS Insights showing "No Recent Snapshot" despite having snapshot data

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
2021-07-08 AWSAPP-2779 Drill-down of Event Details Panel in User Activity Dashboard isn't working in Splunk 8.2.0,8.2.1

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 28 July, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® App for AWS: 6.0.3


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