Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

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

Version 4.5.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform is not backward compatible. Downgrading to version 4.4.0 will lead to complete data duplication because of significant data collection changes regarding the Cloud Storage Bucket Input. Additionally, users will need to reconfigure their Cloud Storage Bucket inputs.

To upgrade the version 4.5.0 of this add-on, see the Upgrade the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform topic in this manual. Upgrade the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

Version 4.5.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform was released on April 18, 2024.

About this release

Version 4.5.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms:

Splunk platform versions 9.0.x, 9.1.x, 9.2.x
CIM 5.0.2
Platforms Windows,Linux
Vendor Products Google Cloud Pub/Sub
Google Cloud Pub/Sub Lite
Google Cloud CloudMonitor service
Google Cloud BigQuery Billing
Google Cloud Storage
Resource Metadata (Compute Engine, Cloud Storage, Kubernetes, VPC Access)

New features

Version 4.5.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform contains the following new features.

Improved performance for the Cloud Monitoring and Cloud Storage bucket inputs.

  • Resolved a higher memory utilization issue with the Cloud Monitoring input.
  • Resolved the following issues with the Cloud Storage Bucket input:
    • Fixed data collection issues for the bucket size of more than 50,000 files.
    • Migrated inputs from google_cloud_storage_buckets.conf file to inputs.conf under the stanza google_cloud_bucket_metadata.
    • Resolved parallel data collection issue for more than four inputs.
    • Each Cloud Storage Bucket input will have its separate .log file for logging and the naming convention for that would be splunk_ta_google_cloud_platform_google_cloud_bucket_metadata_<input_name>.log

Fixed issues

Version 4.5.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform fixes the following issues:


Known issues

Version 4.5.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform contains the following known issues. If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported:


Date filed Issue number Description
2023-07-16 ADDON-63478, ADDON-63387 Input page is not loading on mac.
2023-06-30 ADDON-63123 Pub/Sub Lite and Pub/Sub Based Bucket Inputs Does Not Support SOCKS5 Proxy

Third-party software attributions

Version 4.5.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform incorporates the following third-party software or libraries:

Third-party software attributions for the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

Last modified on 23 May, 2024
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