Install the Splunk DBX Add-on for Oracle DB JDBC
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|
|Deployment Server||Yes||Supported for deploying on Deployment Server.|
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:
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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