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Release notes for the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on

Version 4.12.0 of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on was released on October 16, 2018.

New features

Version 4.12.x of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on includes the following new features.

  • New data models: Change and Endpoint

Upgrade requirements

Splunk platform version Upgrade activity
6.6.X or later If you apply custom tags to data mapped to CIM data models and you use these tags in searches and search filters, add these tags to the whitelists for those models. See Set up the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on for details about the tags whitelist field.

Compatibility

Version 4.12.x of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on requires Splunk platform version 6.5.x or later. Some functions on the CIM setup page, such as the accelerate until max time setting, are only available in version 6.6.x and later.

Fixed issues

This version of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on fixes the following issues.

Date resolved Issue number Description
2018-08-16 CIM-717 Compute_Inventory datamodel missing tag=interactive in whitelist
2018-07-17 CIM-660 CIM Setup: setting name refinement

Known issues

This version of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on has the following reported known issues.

Date filed Issue number Description
2019-03-01 CIM-797 CIM Setup Page on Splunk Enterprise 7.2 shows navigation items from other app
2018-12-19 CIM-785 index=_internal was not properly removed from tag=modaction
2018-12-05 CIM-784 Common Action Model calculates info_file incorrectly when using per-result alerting
2018-11-03 CIM-778, SOLNESS-14831 Excessive log rotation error on Windows for correlationmigration_rest_handler.log file, required manual roll of file

Workaround:
Manually roll the correlationmigration log file.

Deprecated features

As of version 4.12.0:

  • The modaction_invocations_rest_handler.py (alerts/modaction_invocations) has been deprecated and will be removed in a future version.
  • The following previously deprecated configurations have been removed.
    • `search_activity` macro
    • `search_typer` macro
  • Deprecated data models: Application State and Change Analysis

As of version 4.11.0:

  • The index definition cim_summary has been removed.
  • Several configurations are deprecated and will be removed in a future release.
    • datamodel_for_audittrail transform
    • savedsearch_name_for_audittrail transform
    • user_for_audittrail transform

Third-party software attributions

The Splunk Common Information Model Add-on does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Common Information Model Add-on: 4.12.0


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