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Release notes for the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services

Version 5.3.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services was released on April 12, 2024.

Check the release notes for version 5.0.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services before upgrading to the latest version as breaking changes were introduced in the Storage Blob input.

Compatibility

Version 5.3.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms:

Splunk platform versions 8.2.x, 9.0.x, 9.1.x
CIM version 5.1.0
Supported OS for data collection Platform independent (MacOS is not supported)
Vendor products Azure Active Directory, Azure Event Hubs, Azure Storage Table, Azure Storage Blob, Azure Audit, Azure Resource Group, and other cloud services.

New Features

Version 5.3.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services has the following new features:

  • Added support for compressed log sets for Storage Blobs
  • Added support for Unicode/ASCII in EventHub collector event raw view
  • Removed limitation of 64 partition for EventHub inputs

Fixed issues

Version 5.3.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services fixes the following issues. If no issue appear, then there are no bug fixes reported:

Known issues

Version 5.3.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services contains the following new known issues. If no issues appear, no issues have yet been reported:

Third-party software attributions

Version 5.3.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services incorporates the following third-party software or libraries.

Third-party software attributions for the Splunk Add-on for Microsoft Cloud Services