Splunk® DB Connect

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Fixed issues

Fixed date Defect number Description
2017-02-15 DBX-3644 Complex dbxlookup SQL statements are cut short, producing syntax errors
2017-02-15 DBX-3541 Summary index populating search runs over all time
2017-02-15 DBX-3483 On Windows, log file rotation will cause splunkd.log errors.
2017-02-15 DBX-3358 advanced mode inputs in non-dbx app context cause 404 errors.
2017-02-15 DBX-3349 dbx_health sourcetype definition doesn't collect query logs.
2017-02-15 DBX-3265 Generating command duplicates records through dbxoutput.
2017-02-15 DBX-3264 mvappend query has Unicode formatting appended to string in DB2 Output, causing additional unwanted characters.
2017-02-15 DBX-3240 Under high load, DBconnect 2 inputs.conf can cause "local.meta outstanding write." error in splunkd.log.
2017-02-15 DBX-3206 Unclear error log messages when dbxoutput attempts to use a private saved search.
2017-02-15 DBX-3178 Cannot establish connection with Oracle SSL on the first try.
2017-02-15 DBX-3177 Unclear error message when user is not allowed to edit SSL related options due to capabilities restriction.
2017-02-15 DBX-3149 SQL editor "execute" button is blocked by UI errors.
2017-02-15 DBX-3067 Input with an empty sourcetype can be saved.
2017-02-15 DBX-3056 Invalid parameter value in a query does not return an error.
2017-02-15 DBX-3051 dbxoutput memory usage is high.
2017-02-15 DBX-3050 No refresh button on lookup preview result.
2017-02-15 DBX-2980 Selecting an item in Operation page will trigger a dbxquery execution that may cause a performance issue.
2017-02-15 DBX-2877 Errors of identity or connection delay the page display.
2017-02-15 DBX-2833 Error message appears when creating an identity in Splunk 6.3 on Windows.

Known issues

Publication date Defect number Description
2017-02-24 DBX-3871 In Linux operating system, the input cannot work properly after migration from DB Connect 2 if its name contains upper class character.

Workaround: Rename the checkpoint name in inputs.conf to lower class before migration.

2017-02-14 DBX-3841 DB Connect 3.0.0 does not support a new installation of Splunk Add-on for MySQL or Splunk Add-on for Nagios Core. Additionally, the template files included in Splunk Add-on for McAfee, Splunk Add-on for Oracle Database, and Splunk Add-on for Microsoft SQL will not work if copied into DB Connect 3.
2017-02-09 DBX-3831 Task server could not start on Windows when splunk service is logged on with a domain user
2017-02-08 DBX-3823 When upgrading from version 2.4 to 3.0 on Ubuntu, the RPC task server is not reliably killed and may prevent starting the new server.
2017-02-09 DBX-3829 Connection used by scheduled jobs will not be refreshed when identity was updated.
2017-01-26 DBX-3809 A disabled output definition can still be used in an alert action.
2017-01-21 DBX-3783 If an input has just been deleted, a new input with the same name cannot be created.
2017-01-20 DBX-3781 Once a column has been chosen as input timestamp, current index time option cannot be chosen.
2017-01-20 DBX-3779 [MySQL] The connection fails when the hostname field contains a space character.
2017-01-20 DBX-3778 app.conf and dbx_settings.conf are not replicated in search head cluster environments
2017-01-19 DBX-3746 customized JAVA_HOME setting is ignored by dbxoutput when launched from modular alert.
2017-01-13 DBX-3720 Informix and DB2 drivers conflict.
2017-01-09 DBX-3706 Creating an input with an already-used name does not cause a warning message.
2016-12-16 DBX-3616 Output is not supported when using Cisco CIS JDBC driver.
2016-12-15 DBX-3613 Could not load tables with no category/schema from CIS.
2016-12-15 DBX-3610 "TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE" and "TIMESTAMP WITH LOCAL TIME ZONE" can not be used in rising column input.
2016-12-06 DBX-3570 Reload API will reload both output and input tasks.
2016-11-01 DBX-3371 Incorrect output result preview for multiple values
2016-10-11 DBX-3256 Failure to enable client certification because a key or certificate is missing in local/certs does not produce an error message.
2016-04-21 DBX-2820 RPC server failure provides incomplete information in the error log.
2016-02-12 DBX-2623 v1 to v2 migration scripts fail on special characters.
Last modified on 28 February, 2017

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® DB Connect: 3.0.0

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