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Release notes for the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on

New features

Version 4.5.0 of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on includes the new features:

Issue number Description
CIM-352 Change the summary range for data model accelerations using CIM setup.
CIM-323 Extend the Malware data model with vector-url and vector-sender fields
CIM-96 Add a data model for Data Loss Prevention use cases.
SOLNESS-8156 Extend the Splunk Audit Logs data model for modular alert auditing.
SOLNESS-9309 Add the index definition cim_modactions for use with the common action model alerts and auditing.

Fixed issues

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

Defect number Description
CIM-307 Improper call to addCellRenderer and render from predictive_analytics.js.

Known issues

This version of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on has the known issues:

Date Defect number Description
2014-10-24 CIM-238 BaseEvent object hierarchy makes accelerated search unwieldy. Workaround: Update to Splunk Enterprise 6.3 or later.
2014-10-10 CIM-226 In Ticket Management, field "dest" should be used for the machine that the ticket concerns.
2014-07-07 CIM-169 / SPL-92488 Remote search log warning messages from acceleration due to long search strings. Workaround: turn off truncation on indexers in etc/system/local/props.conf as shown:

[splunkd_remote_searches]
TRUNCATE = 0

2013-10-11 CIM-85 Inconsistent use of url and uri in Web data model fields.

Deprecated features

  • The index definition cim_summary is deprecated and is only used to support backward compatibility with upgraded versions of Enterprise Security. The index definition will be removed in a future release.

Third-party software attributions

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

Last modified on 13 June, 2016
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Common Information Model Add-on: 4.5.0


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