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Splunk Add-on for Tomcat

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Release notes for the Splunk Add-on for Tomcat

About this release

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Tomcat was released on April 1, 2016. Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Tomcat is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms.

Splunk software versions 6.5.x, 6.6.x, 7.0.x, 7.1.x, 7.2.x
CIM 4.2 or later
Platforms Windows and Linux
Vendor Products Apache Tomcat 8.x or later

New features

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Tomcat has the following new features.

Date Issue number Description
2015-10-19 ADDON-6103 ITSI AppServer module integration: modify the Splunk Add-on for Tomcat to collect the necessary data for populating the inventory and recommended KPIs for ITSI AppServer module.
2016-03-16 ADDON-8322 Add the following new JMX templates to support mapping to the AppServer ITSI module: tomcat_connector, tomcat_global_request_processor, tomcat_webapp_class_loader, tomcat_manager.
2016-03-16 ADDON-8321 Add theTomcat version number and Tomcat application server saved searches.
2016-02-18 ADDON-7832 Add extraction and mapping for two additional fields: thread_id and thread_state.

Fixed issues

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Tomcat has no fixed issues.

Known issues

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Tomcat has the following known issues.

Date filed Issue number Description
2016-03-17 ADDON-8342 When configuring a JMX input using the "Use URL directly" method, the admin needs to use a hostname rather than an IP address so that the host field will be consistent.
2016-01-30 ADDON-7646 FIPS mode is not supported by this add-on. For a workaround, see Add-ons and FIPS mode in the Splunk Add-ons manual.
2016-01-13 ADDON-5325 requireClientCert=true in server.conf is not supported by add-ons using modular inputs and REST. If this setting is enabled in server.conf, communication is broken between the modular input and splunkd and the add-on stops collecting data. The following error appears in the splunkd.log: "SSL3_GET_CLIENT_CERTIFICATE:peer did not return a certificate." The workaround is to set requireClientCert=false.
2015-09-09 ADDON-5437 If the Splunk Add-on for Service Now or the Splunk Add-on for Box is installed and data inputs have been configured in one of these add-ons, then the inputs are disabled, the Splunk Add-on for JMX is unable to get data from a configured Tomcat server. This affects Splunk Add-on for JMX 3.0.2 or older.
2015-09-07 ADDON-5383 /APPSC-432 Fails to generate eventgen data on Windows platform.

Third-party software attributions

Version 1.1.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Tomcat incorporates the following third-party software or libraries.

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