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Release notes for the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on

Version 5.0.0 of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on was released on December 16, 2021.

New features

Version 5.0.0 of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on includes no new features.

Splunk Enterprise Security, Splunk Common Information Model add-on, and Splunk app for PCI Compliance are released synchronously even if no new features or enhancements are included.

Upgrade requirements

Splunk platform version Upgrade activity
8.0.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 5.0.x of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on requires Splunk platform version 8.0.x or later. Some workarounds, such as the datamodels spec workaround for tags_whitelist and poll_buckets, are no longer available in version 7.0.x and later. This might lead to btool check warnings at startup.

Fixed issues

This version of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on fixes the following issues. If this section is empty, this release has no reported fixed issues.

Known issues

This version of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on has the following reported known issues. If this section is empty, this release has no reported known issues.

Deprecated or removed features

The following are deprecated or removed features for the last seven versions.

As of version 4.20.2:

  • N/A

As of version 4.20.2:

  • N/A

As of version 4.20.0:

  • N/A

As of version 4.19.0:

  • N/A

As of version 4.18.0:

  • The body field is deprecated in favor of the description field in the Alerts data model and will be removed in a future version.
  • The subject field is deprecated in favor of the signature field in the Alerts data model and will be removed in a future version.

As of version 4.15.0:

  • The Predictive Analytics dashboard is removed in favor of Machine Learning Toolkit functionality.

As of version 4.14.0:

  • The Predictive Analytics dashboard is deprecated in favor of Machine Learning Toolkit functionality and will be removed in a future version.

As of version 4.13.0:

  • N/A

Third-party software attributions

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

Last modified on 19 February, 2022
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Common Information Model Add-on: 5.0.0


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