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Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose

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Release history for the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose

Latest release

The latest version of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose is version 1.3.1. See Release notes for the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose for the release notes of this latest version.

Version 1.2.2

Version 1.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose was released on July 23, 2020.

Compatibility

Version 1.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms.

Splunk platform versions 7.1, 7.2, 7.3.x, 8.0.x
CIM 4.16 and later
Platforms Platform independent
Vendor Products Amazon Kinesis Firehose data, CloudWatch, VPC Flow Logs, AWS CloudTrail, GuardDuty

The Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose uses different source types than the Amazon GuardDuty Add-on for Splunk. Because of this, the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose is incompatible with the Amazon GuardDuty Add-on for Splunk.

New features

Version 1.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose contains the following new features:

  • Increased Network Traffic CIM data model compatibility.
  • Increased Change CIM data model compatibility.

Fixed issues

Version 1.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose fixes the following issues.


Date resolved Issue number Description
2020-07-10 ADDON-27592 Fixed inline comments issue in props.conf

Known issues

Version 1.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose contains the following known issues.

If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported.

Third-party software attributions

Version 1.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.


Version 1.2.1

Version 1.2.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose was released on April 30, 2020.

Compatibility

Version 1.2.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms.

Splunk platform versions 7.1, 7.2, 7.3.x, 8.0.x
CIM 4.16 and later
Platforms Platform independent
Vendor Products Amazon Kinesis Firehose data, CloudWatch, VPC Flow Logs, AWS CloudTrail, GuardDuty

The Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose uses different source types than the Amazon GuardDuty Add-on for Splunk. Because of this, the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose is incompatible with the Amazon GuardDuty Add-on for Splunk.

New features

Version 1.2.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose contains:

  • Improved Support for the Authentication CIM Model.

Fixed issues

Version 1.2.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose fixes the following issues.

Known issues

Version 1.2.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose contains the following known issues.

If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported.

Third-party software attributions

Version 1.2.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.

Version 1.2.0

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose was released on May 17, 2018.

Compatibility

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms.

Splunk platform versions 6.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
CIM 4.8 and later
Platforms Platform independent
Vendor Products Amazon Kinesis Firehose data, CloudWatch, VPC Flow Logs, AWS CloudTrail, GuardDuty

The Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose uses different source types than the Amazon GuardDuty Add-on for Splunk. Because of this, the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose is incompatible with the Amazon GuardDuty Add-on for Splunk.

New features

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on fixes bugs and adds support for the GuardDuty sourcetype.

Fixed issues

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose fixes the following issues.


Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-04-25 ADDON-17577 Using the "generate sample findings" option in GuardDuty causes CloudWatch events to not be linebroken.
2018-04-25 ADDON-17576 Timestamp for VPC flow logs are based on record's arrival timestamp and are inaccurate

Known issues

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose contains the following known issues.

If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported.


Third-party software attributions

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.


Version 1.1.1

Version 1.1.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose was released on January 10, 2018 and has the same compatibility specifications as Version 1.2.0.

New features

Version 1.1.1 of the Splunk Add-on fixes a bug with CloudTrail field extractions.

Fixed issues

Version 1.1.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose does not have any fixed issues.


Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-01-10 ADDON-16540 Fails to perform cloudtrail field extractions and transformations

Known issues

Version 1.1.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose contains the following known issues.

If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported.


Date filed Issue number Description
2018-03-22 ADDON-17576 Timestamp for VPC flow logs are based on record's arrival timestamp and are inaccurate
2018-02-28 ADDON-17577 Using the "generate sample findings" option in GuardDuty causes CloudWatch events to not be linebroken.

Third-party software attributions

Version 1.1.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.

Version 1.1.0

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose was released on December 21, 2017 and has the same compatibility specifications as Version 1.1.1.

Fixed issues

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose does not have any fixed issues.

Known issues

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose contains the following known issues.

If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported.

Third-party software attributions

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.

Version 1.0.1

Version 1.0.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose was released on December 7, 2017 and has the same compatibility specifications as Version 1.1.0.

Fixed issues

Version 1.0.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose contains the following fixed issues.


Date resolved Issue number Description
2017-12-07 ADDON-16233 AWS App is not compatible with CloudTrail Logs ingested from Kinesis Firehose

Known issues

Version 1.0.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose contains the following known issues.

If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported.


Third-party software attributions

Version 1.0.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.

Version 1.0.0

Version 1.0.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose was released on November 20, 2017. It was the first release of this add-on.

Known issues

Version 1.0.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose contains the following known issues.

If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported.


Date filed Issue number Description
2017-11-20 ADDON-16233 AWS App is not compatible with CloudTrail Logs ingested from Kinesis Firehose

Workaround:
Use AWS Add-On to ingest CloudTrail Logs using the aws:cloudtrail sourcetype. 

Third-party software attributions

Version 1.0.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Amazon Kinesis Firehose does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.

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