Splunk® DB Connect

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Release notes

Version 3.6.0 of Splunk DB Connect was released on August 10, 2021.

New and changed features

Version 3.6.0 of Splunk DB Connect contains the following new or changed features:

  • Support for using Snowflake database in DB Connect.
  • New feature for retrieving credentials and access permissions from CyberArk into DB Connect.
  • Updated supported databases and driver versions.
  • Fixed critical security issue by removing jquery2.
  • Bug fixes.

Fixed issues

Version 3.6.0 of Splunk DB Connect fixes the following issues. If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been fixed.

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-06-16 DBX-5562 Issue creating input using DB connect(3.5.1) with MySQL(8.0.x)
2021-06-03 DBX-5548 typo in dbx_app_migration.py causes issues with migration of inputs (DB_INPUTS_ALLOWED_LIST_3_0 // DB_INPUT_ALLOWED_LIST_3_0)
2021-05-27 DBX-5387 Rising column fails in UI for step 4 of rising column input creation
2021-05-12 DBX-5515 Change the port from the default 9999 for dbxquery server break it to not functions with error (Failed attempting to parse transport header: HTTP/1.1 400 HTTP/0.9 not supported\r) in search.log.

Known issues

Version 3.6.0 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
2021-09-27 DBX-5610 "Error in 'dbxquery' command: External search command exited unexpectedly with non-zero code 1."

in ./splunk_app_db_connect/local/commands.conf add:
run_in_preview = false
filename = java.path
chunked = true
command.arg.1 = -Dlogback.configurationFile=../config/command_logback.xml
command.arg.3 = -cp
command.arg.4 = ../jars/dbxquery.jar
command.arg.5 = com.splunk.dbx.command.DbxQueryCommand

This reverts the dbxquery command back to the DBX 3.2 version of the command

2021-09-14 DBX-5606 After DBX upgrade to version 3.6.0, all identities are shown as CyberArk identities on HFs
2021-06-07 DBX-5561 The "Splunk Platform Upgrade Readiness App" and "Python Upgrade Readiness App" display a false positive result when running Splunk DB Connect.
Last modified on 27 October, 2021

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® DB Connect: 3.6.0

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