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Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Hyper-V

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Release notes for the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Hyper-V

About this release

Version 3.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Hyper-V was released on April 2, 2019 and is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms.

Splunk platform versions 6.6.x and later
CIM 4.12
Platforms Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Windows 8.1

Vendor Products Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012

New features

The Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Hyper-V 3.1.0 fixes bugs.

Fixed issues

Version 3.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Hyper-V fixes the following issues.

Date resolved Issue number Description
2019-02-18 ADDON-20922 Sourcetypes microsoft:hyperv:perf:vm and microsoft:hyperv:vm:disk now extract their fields correctly
2019-02-05 ADDON-21194 GetVM_Inventory input is disabled by default in inputs.conf
2019-02-01 ADDON-19269 Read_latency now shows accurate metrics for disk metrics
2019-01-23 ADDON-20118 In Splunk7.0.x and 7.2.0, some events are no longer embedded with "<![CDATA[CentOS01]]>"
2019-01-20 ADDON-20898 Field alias for field 'hyperv_version' is removed from props.conf
2019-01-10 ADDON-20128 Eventtypes.conf is formatted according to best practices

Known issues

Version 3.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Hyper-V contains the following known issues.

Date filed Issue number Description
2016-07-21 ADDON-10660 The value of network_usage field is empty if the VM is set more than one network adaptor.
2016-07-21 ADDON-10649, ADDON-10444 This add-on cannot get microsoft:hyperv:perf:datastore if "ERROR User script exception"exists in splunk-powershell.ps1.log
2016-07-07 ADDON-10462 Several events contain a value of "" for vm_os_version, vm_os, vm_id, and vm_name fields.
2016-07-07 ADDON-10461 Need to restart splunk to get powershell data in after hyper-v server failed.
2016-04-17 ADDON-8727 Eventtypes have been changed to adhere to current best practices.

Workaround:
See the Upgrade the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Hyper-V for details. 

Third-party software attributions

Version 3.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Hyper-V does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.

Last modified on 09 April, 2019
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