Release notes for the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on
Version 5.1.0 of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on was released on January 11, 2023.
Version 5.1.0 of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on includes the following new features:
|Schema add: Endpoint DM is missing
|Support added for adaptive response framework on search head cluster for Cloud in hybrid deployments||Added the process to ensure that the heavy forwarder requests for the modular action relay gets directed to the appropriate member of the search head cluster that initiates the adaptive response action.|
Code change for this is located in
|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 allowlists for those models. See Set up the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on for details about the tags allow list field.|
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_allowlist and poll_buckets, are no longer available in version 7.0.x and later. This might lead to btool check warnings at startup.
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.
|Date resolved||Issue number||Description|
|2023-01-09||CIM-1108||Adaptive Response relay errors occur when polling a Splunk Cloud search head cluster that is configured with the Spunk_SA_CIM modular action worker.|
|2022-11-17||CIM-1047||Endpoint DM is missing parent_process_hash field|
If you are in a search head cluster environment on Splunk Cloud Platform, you might see error messages related to adaptive response actions. To troubleshoot these issues, see Troubleshoot adaptive response actions in search head cluster deployments on Splunk Cloud Platform.
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.
|Date filed||Issue number||Description|
|2023-01-18||CIM-1140||ARR not working when actions sent from on-prem Splunk Search Head to on-prem HWF|
|2022-11-28||CIM-1128, SOLNESS-33830||The |
|2022-05-03||CIM-1092||User gets error message "Error: Unexpected token < in JSON at position 0" when expanding a notable event.|
Deprecated or removed features
The following are deprecated or removed features for the last seven versions.
As of version 5.1.0:
As of version 5.0.1:
As of version 5.0.0:
As of version 4.20.2:
As of version 4.20.0:
As of version 4.19.0:
As of version 4.18.0:
bodyfield is deprecated in favor of the
descriptionfield in the Alerts data model and will be removed in a future version.
subjectfield is deprecated in favor of the
signaturefield 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:
Third-party software attributions
The Splunk Common Information Model Add-on does not incorporate any third-party software or libraries.
Set up the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on
Support and resource links for the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Common Information Model Add-on: 5.1.0
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