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Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform

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

Version 3.1.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform was released on September 8, 2021.

About this release

Version 3.1.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms:

Splunk platform versions 8.0.x, 8.1.x, 8.2.x
CIM 4.18
Platforms Platform independent
Vendor Products Google Cloud Pub/Sub
Google Cloud CloudMonitor service
Google Cloud Billing (Deprecated)
Google Cloud Storage
Compute Engine

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.

New features

Version 3.1.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform contains the following new features.

  • Added native support for Cloud Storage - Usage log format.

    Previously this data was ingested in the generic google:gcp:buckets:*data sourcetype.

  • UI component upgrades for compatibility with future versions of the Splunk software (jQuery removal).
  • The billing API used to fetch billing data is now deprecated. Users won't be able to ingest billing data using the billing input.
  • Self-Service restart fix. Rolling restarts have been eliminated.
  • The sourcetype: google:gcp:buckets:accesslogs, which has been configured to work with the Change data model in the Common Information Model (CIM).
  • Improved CIM support for storage access events.

See Choose your Splunk Enterprise upgrade path for the Python 3 migration to learn more about migrating your deployment to Python3.

Fixed issues

Version 3.1.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform fixes the following issues:

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-08-19 ADDON-39648 Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform 3.0.2 throwing many script errors
2020-07-24 ADDON-27084 GCP add-on retrieving bucket data is unable to correctly event break data

Known issues

Version 3.1.1 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:


Third-party software attributions

Version 3.1.1 of the Splunk Add-on for Google Cloud Platform incorporates the following third-party software or libraries:

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