Splunk® Common Information Model Add-on

Common Information Model Add-on Manual

This documentation does not apply to the most recent version of Splunk® Common Information Model Add-on. For documentation on the most recent version, go to the latest release.

Release notes for the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on

Version 5.1.1 of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on was released on April 5, 2023.

New features

Version 5.1.1 of the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on includes no new features:

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 allowlists for those models. See Set up the Splunk Common Information Model Add-on for details about the tags allow list 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_allowlist 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.

Date resolved Issue number Description
2023-03-07 CIM-1151 Improve the search efficiency for the modular_actions_invocations macro.
2023-02-09 CIM-1140 ARR not working when actions sent from on-prem Splunk Search Head to on-prem HWF


Limitations

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.


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.

Date filed Issue number Description
2022-11-28 CIM-1128, SOLNESS-33830 The parent_process_name field is not extracted correctly when events with data model are searched.
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:

As of version 5.1.1:

  • N/A

As of version 5.1.0:

  • N/A

As of version 5.0.1:

  • N/A

As of version 5.0.0:

  • 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 14 December, 2023
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: 5.1.1


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