Version 3.4.0 of Splunk DB Connect was released on August 19, 2020.
New and changed features
Version 3.4.0 of Splunk DB Connect contains the following new or changed features:
- Support for Oracle version 19c.
- DBX lookup memory tuning.
- Support for AWS Oracle version 12.2.
Version 3.4.0 of Splunk DB Connect fixes the following issues:
|Date resolved||Issue number||Description|
|2020-08-07||DBX-5029||data of Decimal(15,2) output to Mysql, data 2 decimal was modified as (.00), it brings up the data inconsistent issues|
|2020-07-22||DBX-5078||DBXQuery hangs when running 'Execute SQL' Preview|
|2020-07-08||DBX-5087||DBX output failing periodically when result set is greater than 100|
|2020-06-24||DBX-5099||Error handling a request: java.lang.NullPointerException: null|
|2020-06-17||DBX-4933||dbxlookup runs out of memory|
|2020-05-29||DBX-5030||Customer encountered the error "stderr: UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8'" on DBX version 3.3.0, but not on DBX version 3.1.4 when doing "| dbxquery"|
|2020-05-06||DBX-4988||Warnings of python.version on post Splunk 8|
Version 3.4.0 of Splunk DB Connect contains the following known issues. If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported:
|Date filed||Issue number||Description|
|2020-10-26||DBX-5237||dbxquery_bridge.py causing CLOSE_WAIT issues|
|2020-10-22||DBX-5233||`dbxquery` command in 3.4.0 stuck when running against Japanese column|
|2020-09-17||DBX-5188||DB Connect does not handle usernames with email addresses: users cannot remove DB Connect connection - receives error: "Splunkd error: HTTP 404 -- User does not exist"|
Under the /opt/splunk/etc/apps/splunk_app_db_connect/metadata/local.meta file, the user was listed as you see below.
[db_connections/test_connection] access = read : [ admin, db_connect_admin, db_connect_user ], write : [ admin, db_connect_admin ] export = none owner = example%email.com version = 188.8.131.52 modtime = 1599848885.288809000
Customer changed the user to be "admin", restarted splunk and were able to delete the connection.
|2020-06-22||DBX-5096||After upgrade DBconnect 3.3+ dbxquery breaks with error "Error in 'dbxquery' command: External search command exited unexpectedly with non-zero error code 1"|
DBconnect 3.3+ modifies the parameters for the dbxquery command.
If you had a local override from a DBX version older than 3.3, this will contain configuration and arguments for the old version of the command.
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® DB Connect: 3.4.0