Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for AWS

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Upgrade the Splunk Add-on for AWS

Upgrade to the latest version of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Upgrades to version 5.2.0 are possible only from version 5.0.3 or higher. For upgrading the Splunk Add-on for AWS on Splunk Cloud deployments, contact your Splunk Cloud administrator.

Starting in version 5.0.1 of the Splunk Add-on for AWS, Python 2 support is removed, and only Python 3 is supported.

  1. Verify that you are running version 8.0.0 or later of the Splunk platform.
  2. (Optional) Plan your Splunk Enterprise upgrade to work with the Python 3 migration.
  3. Disable all running inputs.
  4. Delete the pycache directory found in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/Splunk_TA_aws/pycache.
  5. Upgrade to version 5.0.3 of the Splunk Add-on for AWS, if you have not done so already.
  6. Download version 5.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for AWS from Splunkbase.
  7. Install the latest version of the Splunk Add-on for AWS.
  8. Restart your Splunk platform deployment.
  9. Visit http://<url or host_ip>:<web_port>/<locale_string>/_bump and click on the "Bump Version" button to apply upgraded JS file changes.
  10. Click the Bump Version button to apply the upgraded .js file changes.
  11. Enable all inputs.
Last modified on 04 October, 2021
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