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Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services

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Release notes for the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services

Version 4.3.3 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services was released on December 1, 2021.

Compatibility

Version 4.3.3 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms.

Splunk platform versions 8.0.x, 8.1.x, 8.2.x
CIM version 4.20
Supported OS for data collection Platform independent
Vendor Products Azure Active Directory, Azure Event Hubs, Azure Storage Table, Azure Storage Blob, Azure Audit, Azure Resource Group, and other cloud services

New Features

Version 4.3.3 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services has the following new features:

  • The Microsoft Azure Event Hubs input in the previous version of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services had an additional level of nesting for ingested events that had a records key. The additional nesting has been removed to provide a simpler and faster query experience. Previous versions of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services:
    {
    "body": 
       {
          "records": {
             "field1": value1
           }
       }
    }
    

    Current version of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services:

    {
    "body":
       "field1": value1
    }
    
  • Bug fixes.
  • Fixed a memory leak issue that was affecting the performance of the Event Hub input.

In this release, the existing lookups are updated for the Self Service App Install (SSAI) upgrade. Lookups do not update with the latest values automatically. To fix this issue, upgrade the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services, then manually update the lookup files using the latest version of this add-on.

Fixed issues

Version 4.3.3 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services fixes the following issues. If no issue appear below, then there are no bug fixes reported:


Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-12-01 ADDON-32256 Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services Python memory leak when upgrading from 4.0.1 to 4.1.0
Date filed Issue number Description
2020-12-30 ADDON-32256 Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services Python memory leak when upgrading from 4.0.1 to 4.1.0

Known issues

Version 4.3.3 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services contains the following new known issues. If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported:


Date filed Issue number Description
2021-08-19 ADDON-40841 There is error of input initialization in Splunk messages for MacOS

Third-party software attributions

Version 4.3.3 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services incorporates the following third-party software or libraries.

Last modified on 14 June, 2022
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