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Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS

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Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS

Version 3.1.0
Vendor products Cisco UCS Manager 2.0.3, Cisco UCS Manager 4.1
Visible in Splunk Web Yes. This add-on contains views for configuration.

The Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS allows a Splunk software administrator to collect UCS fault, inventory, and performance data from Cisco UCS servers using the UCS API.

This add-on provides the inputs and CIM-compatible knowledge to use with other Splunk apps, such as Splunk Enterprise Security and the Splunk App for PCI Compliance.

Download the Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS from Splunkbase.

For a summary of new features, fixed issues, and known issues, see Release Notes for the Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS.

For information about installing and configuring the Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS, see Installation and configuration overview for the Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS.

See Questions related to Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS on Splunk Answers.

Hardware and software requirements for the Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS

Splunk admin requirements

To install and configure the Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS, you must be a member of the admin or sc_admin role.

Sizing guidelines

The Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS uses a multiple-thread and multiple-process design. It can collect data from up to 15 Cisco UCS Managers on an 8 core machine with 8 GB of memory.

Splunk platform requirements

Because this add-on runs on the Splunk platform, all of the system requirements apply for the Splunk software that you use to run this add-on:

  • For Splunk Enterprise system requirements, see System Requirements in the Splunk Enterprise Installation Manual.
  • If you are managing on-premises forwarders to get data into Splunk Cloud, see System Requirements in the Splunk Enterprise Installation Manual, which includes information about forwarders.

For information about installation locations and environments, see Install the Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS.

The field alias functionality is compatible with the current version of this add-on. The current version of this add-on does not support older field alias configurations.

For more information about the field alias configuration change, refer to the Splunk Enterprise Release Notes.

Hardware and software requirements for the Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS

Splunk admin requirements

To install and configure the Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS, you must be a member of the admin or sc_admin role.

Sizing guidelines

The Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS uses a multiple-thread and multiple-process design. It can collect data from up to 15 Cisco UCS Managers on an 8 core machine with 8 GB of memory.

Splunk platform requirements

Because this add-on runs on the Splunk platform, all of the system requirements apply for the Splunk software that you use to run this add-on:

  • For Splunk Enterprise system requirements, see System Requirements in the Splunk Enterprise Installation Manual.
  • If you are managing on-premises forwarders to get data into Splunk Cloud, see System Requirements in the Splunk Enterprise Installation Manual, which includes information about forwarders.

For information about installation locations and environments, see Install the Splunk Add-on for Cisco UCS.

The field alias functionality is compatible with the current version of this add-on. The current version of this add-on does not support older field alias configurations.

For more information about the field alias configuration change, refer to the Splunk Enterprise Release Notes.

Last modified on 15 September, 2021
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