Splunk® DB Connect

JDBC Driver for Oracle

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Install the Splunk DBX Add-on for Oracle DB JDBC

Distributed deployments

Use the tables below to determine where and how to install this add-on in a distributed deployment of Splunk Enterprise or any deployment for which you are using forwarders to get your data in. Depending on your environment, your preferences, and the requirements of the add-on, you may need to install the add-on in multiple places.

Where to install this add-on

Unless otherwise noted, all supported add-ons can be safely installed to all tiers of a distributed Splunk platform deployment. See Where to install Splunk add-ons in Splunk Add-ons for more information.

This table provides a reference for installing this specific add-on to a distributed deployment of the Splunk platform.

Splunk platform instance type Supported Required Actions required / Comments
Search Heads Yes Yes Install this add-on on Search Heads to enable the driver.
Indexers No No Not required, as apps which may require drivers run on Search Heads or Heavy Forwarders.
Heavy Forwarders Yes Yes Install this add-on on a Heavy Forwarder to enable the driver.
Universal Forwarders No No Install this add-on on a Heavy Forwarder to enable the driver.

Distributed deployment feature compatibility

This table describes the compatibility of this add-on with Splunk distributed deployment features.

Distributed deployment feature Supported Actions required / Comments
Search Head Clusters Yes You can install this add-on on a search head cluster to access the driver on search heads
Indexer Clusters Yes
Deployment Server Yes Supported for deploying on Deployment Server.

Installation walkthroughs

The Splunk Add-Ons manual includes an Installing add-ons guide that helps you successfully install any Splunk-supported add-on to your Splunk platform.

For a walkthrough of the installation procedure, follow the link that matches your deployment scenario:

Last modified on 21 September, 2022
Installation overview for the Splunk DBX Add-on for Oracle JDBC
Release notes for the Splunk DBX Add-on for Oracle DB JDBC

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® DB Connect: 3.11.0, 3.11.1

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