Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for NetApp Data ONTAP

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Hardware and software requirements

Splunk Enterprise requirements

  • If you're using the Splunk Add-on for NetApp Data ONTAP for configuration or data collection, install the add-on on the scheduler and data collection node in a Linux x64 environment. See "System requirements" in the Splunk Enterprise Installation Manual.
  • If you're using the Splunk Add-on for NetApp Data ONTAP as a search time knowledge object, install the add-on on the search head indexer, which is platform independent.
  • Splunk Enterprise 7.1.0 or later.
  • A valid Splunk Enterprise license that supports approximately 300 MB to 1GB of data per filer per day.
  • A Splunk Enterprise server or forwarder with network access to the NetApp storage controllers.

Distributed Collection Scheduler requirements

These supporting add-ons support the Distributed Collection Scheduler in the Splunk Add-on for NetApp Data ONTAP.

  • SA-Hydra version 4.0.9.
  • SA-VMNetAppUtils version 1.0.5.

Supported NetApp versions

The following table displays the versions of the Splunk Add-on for NetApp Data ONTAP that have been tested and proven to be compatible with the below versions of the ONTAP line of products.

Splunk Add-on for NetApp Data ONTAP version Splunk App for NetApp Data ONTAP version Splunk Enterprise version NetApp® Data ONTAP® 7-Mode version NetApp® Data ONTAP® Cluster Mode version
2.1.91 2.1.91 7.1.0 through 7.3.0 up to 8.3 up to 9.4

Splunk Enterprise supports NetApp® DATA ONTAP on NetApp V-series and FAS controllers.

Browser support

Splunk Add-on for NetApp Data ONTAP supports the browser versions listed below:

  • Firefox (latest)
  • Internet Explorer 9 and 10
  • Safari (latest)
  • Chrome (latest)


Splunk Add-on for NetApp Data ONTAP data volume requirements

Splunk Add-on for NetApp Data ONTAP requires a license that can collect:

  • performance data at a volume of 300MB to 1GB per filer per day
  • syslog data at a volume of 100MB

The number of volumes and disks in your NetApp environment directly impact your data volume.

When you have the app up and running, navigate to the App Data Volume view to see the volume of data it is indexing in your environment. From the App menu, select Settings, then App Data Volume. You can see:

  • The total quantity of data indexed over a 24 hour time period
  • A breakdown of the type of data, and the volume of each type

Splunk data collection node resource requirements

At a minimum, a single data collection node requires:

  • 4 cores - 4 vCPUs or 2 vCPUs with 2 cores with a reservation of 2 GHz
  • 6GB memory with a reservation of 1 GB
  • 4-10 GB of disk space

At these requirements, one data collection node can collect from 20 filers.

Software requirements

A single data collection node requires:

  • A version of CentOS or RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) that is compatible with one of the following:
  • Splunk Enterprise 7.1.0 or later.
  • A Splunk Enterprise heavy forwarder or light forwarder, version 7.1.0 or later. This is a minimum Splunk requirement for the Splunk App for NetApp Data ONTAP. You cannot use a universal forwarder.
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released


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