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Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

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Release history for the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

Latest release

The latest version of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform is version 1.3.0. See Release notes for the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform for the release notes of this latest version.

Version 1.2.0

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms:

Splunk platform versions 6.6 or later
CIM None
Platforms Platform independent
Vendor Products Google Cloud Pub/Sub
Google Cloud Monitor
Google Cloud Billing

New features

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform contains the following new and changed features.

  • Optimized Cloud pub/sub inputs to ingest metadata of events
    • The following is an example of the new event format.
{
	publish_time: 1510876651
	message: {
		id: 172600725985922
		data: "foo,bar"
		attributes: {
			key1: xxx,
			key2: xxx
		}
	}
}
  • Migration tool for upgrading versions
  • Renamed sourcetypes and sources
    • Changed google:pubsub to google:gcp:pubsub:message
    • Changed google:billing:csv to google:gcp:billing:report
    • Changed google:billing:json to google:gcp:billing:report
    • Changed google:cloudmonitor to google:gcp:monitoring
  • Source change of billing
    • Change from {file_name} to URI https://storage.cloud.google.com/{bucket_name}/{file_name}
  • Source change of pubsub
    • Change from {project_name}:{subscription_name} to projects/{project_name}/subscriptions/{subscription_name}
  • Proxy type http_no_tunnel is no longer supported

Fixed issues

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform fixes the following issues.

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-01-05 ADDON-13638 Windows: Unable to initialize 'google_pubsub' on Splunk platform 6.5.1
2017-11-29 ADDON-15445 Pubsub modular inputs process gets orphaned when restarting splunk.
2016-10-18 ADDON-10105 Add-On for Google Cloud Platform appears to be dropping 2/3 of events

Known issues

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform contains the following known issues.

Date filed Issue number Description
2018-08-21 ADDON-19157 Host field for google_cloud_monitor sourcetype is showing None value
2018-08-03 ADDON-18990 Disabled input is reenabled by refreshing/reloading the browser page
2018-06-19 ADDON-18474 Not respecting proxy configuration
2017-12-18 ADDON-16367 Orphan process - The CloudMonitoring input process may become orphan when interrupted by system signal
2017-02-21 ADDON-13693, ADDON-11310, ADDON-13694 Fresh install GCP creates passwords.conf under local folder
2016-08-31 ADDON-11094 This add-on only lists the first 1000 projects in the Pub/Sub subscriptions (if you have more than 1000 projects in Google Pub/Sub channel).
2016-08-02 ADDON-10816 If the billing file contains Unicode, the file will not be ingested to Splunk.
2016-03-06 ADDON-8185 need better error message when daily limit hit in GUI

Third-party software attributions

Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.


Version 1.1.0

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform has the same compatibility specifications as version 1.1.0.

Fixed issues

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform fixes the following issues.


Known Issues

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform has the following known issues. If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported.

Date filed Issue number Description
2016-12-14 ADDON-12738 This add-on cannot get the credential account information of the pub/sub input if the name contains space character.
2016-11-22 ADDON-12306 If one of the pub/sub input is configured with invalid project, all the other inputs of this channel cannot get data successfully.
2016-11-09 ADDON-12012 This add-on makes request to Google even there is no input configured.
2016-10-09 ADDON-11521 Splunk 6.3 failed to delete account
2016-09-02 ADDON-11144, ADDON-12663 Pub/Sub subscriptions can only list the first 100 subscriptions in GUI.
2016-08-31 ADDON-11094 This add-on only lists the first 1000 projects in the Pub/Sub subscriptions (if you have more than 1000 projects in Google Pub/Sub channel).
2016-08-02 ADDON-10816 If the billing file contains Unicode, the file will not be ingested to Splunk.
2016-08-02 ADDON-10820, ADDON-9688, ADDON-12405 UI display issues with Splunk version 6.4.0

Third-party software attributions

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.

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